About Govind Dev Ji Temple
The great dedication of Jaipur to Lord Krishna is the famous Govind Dev Ji Temple is situated in the City Palace complex, between the Chandra Mahal and Badal Mahal. Govind Dev Ji Temple is one of the major tourist attractions of Jaipur. Representing the royal past of Jaipur this Temple is dedicated to Govind Dev Ji the other name of Lord Krishna. He is the principal deity of Amber's Kachawaha Dynasty. Once in ago the idol of the lord had placed in the temple of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh.
According to the legend history, Lord Krishna appeared in the dream of Raja Sawai Jai Singh and told him to get his idol from Vrindavan to the royal place Jaipur. After the death of Raja Sawai Jai Singh, Raja Man Singh had built the Temple in 1890.
The most interesting thing in the Temple is the beautiful image of Radha-Krishna which let people to concentrate on a lovely view. Various types of 'Aartis' and 'Bhog' are offered to the deity at particular seven different times in a day. Devotees can see the idols when they are revealed to the them and are clothed in a different style and manner. Tourist often get this superb place for a peaceful environment with a holy atmosphere.
Janmashtmi, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is the most interesting and precious event celebrated in this Temple with complete enthusiasm. Govind Dev Ji Temple of Jaipur is very sacred place for Hindus.
Tourists can reach Govind Dev Ji Temple from the Jaipur city by well facilities local Buses, Rickshaws and Taxis. Devotees of Lord Krishna should not miss this gigantic representation of their deities in their trip on Jaipur.
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