Famous Krishna Temples in India – Popular Krishna Mandir Worldwide

Famous Krishna Temples in IndiaFamous Krishna Temples in India

Here are some of the Famous Krishna Temples in India i.e., the Popular Krishna Mandir Worldwide.

Lord Krishna was not only the most popular among the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu but a supreme deity. Lord Krishna belonged to the 4th Century BC and is also known by other names like Bala Krishna, Gopala, Vasudeva, Giridhari, and a total of 108 names.

Famous Krishna Temples

Research in the United States found that Lord Krishna has achieved the highest level of humanity one can reach and who can forget about the narrative framework in order to guide Pandava prince Arjuna, known to all of us as Bhagavad Gita.

Lord Krishna is also called the God of the modern age because his disappearance imprints the end of Dvapara Yuga and the start of Kali Yuga.

The following are the famous Krishna Temples in India that every devotee should atleast visit once –

Dwarkadish Temple

Dwarkadish Temple or Dwarkadish Mandir is a landmark Krishna Mandir and it’s also a part of the Char Dham pilgrimage that every Hindu is expected to make once in a lifetime. It was the capital of Lord Krishna. A doorway from the temple leads to the Gomati River. It’s located in Dwarka, Gujarat, considered a place of peace and power by many. You can read more about Krishna Mandir Dwarka on their official site.

The Dwarkadish temple or the Jagat Mandir was built some 2500 years ago but it was re-built in the 16th century after it was destroyed by Mughal rulers.

Jagannath Temple

Jagannath Mandir is one of the ancient temples of Lord Jagannatha or Lord Krishna based on the Kalinga and Dravidian architecture. To see this temple, you need to visit Puri in Orrisa. It’s one of the prime destinations for many Hindu traditions and for the Krishna worshipers, it’s a part of Char Dham pilgrimages.

It’s also known by other names like Shri Mandira or Bada Deula. It was built in the 12th century by King Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva.

Vrindavan Temple

Shri Banke Bihari Temple is situated in Vrindavan city of Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh in India. It’s primarily dedicated to Lord Krishna. King Akbar visited this place and pleased with it, ordered to build of four more temples of Lord Krishna – Govindaji, Gopinatha, Jugal Kishore, and Madana-Mohana.

Jugal Kishore Temple

If you are visiting Vrindavan in Mathura [the birth city of Lord Krishna], you are lucky to have many famous old temples of Lord Krishna here.

One of them you can visit is the Jugal Kishore Temple. It’s also known by other names like Kesi Ghata Mandir.

Guruvayur Mandir

Guruvayur Temple is the most popular Krishna Mandir down in South India. It’s also known as Dwarka of South.  It’s located in Kerala.

Iskon Temple Bangalore

Iskon has lot many temples in India, all devoted to Lord Krishna. The Iskon Temple located in Bangaluru, Karnataka state makes it to the list of most visited Krishna temple in India.

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So, these were the some of the Famous Krishna Temples in India i.e., the Popular Krishna Mandir Worldwide.

This post was last modified on June 23, 2022 4:58 PM

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