Dwarkadheesh Devasthan Samiti Dedicated To: Lord Krishna Religion: Hinduism Festival: Sri Krishna Janmashtami Pooja Schedule: Daily Nearby Cities: Jamnagar Shri Dwarkadhish Temple In Dwarka Gujarat:- The city of Dwarka, meaning gateway to moksha or salvation hosts another significant temple of Shri Krishna. It is said that lord spent close to hundred years of his life in this holy city. The city is believed to have been immersed in the sea after lord left for heavenly abode. Dwarka is also popularly known as city of gold. About Shri Dwarkadhish Temple In Dwarka Gujarat Dwarka, located in the state of Gujarat, is revered as one of the Chardhams (the four most scared pilgrimage centers) of India and is associated with Lord Krishna's life. Renowned in myth and legend, the city of Dwarka was once the capital of Lord Krishna's empire and it is believed that he had settled there after leaving Mathura, thousands of years ago .
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Interesting facts about Dwarkadhish Mandir
Dwarka city is one of the ancient cities of India, which is also identified as mythological Dvaraka, a city that was created by Lord Krishna. According to legends, the Dwaraka kingdom was founded by Lord Krishna 5000 years ago. The kingdowm with 9 lakh palatial structures were constructed in silver and gold. A submerged part of Dwarka is a major attraction here. .
Dwarka means ‘gates of heaven’ and this becomes almost true when you see the entrance of Dwarkadhish temple. Unlike other temples, it has two entrances, the northern one is called Moksha Dwara, and southern entrance is called Swarga Dwara..
The town of Dwarka in Gujarat has a history that dates back centuries, and mentioned in the Mahabharat epic as the Dwaraka Kingdom. Situated on the banks of river Gomti, the town is described in legend as the capital of Krishna. Evidence such as a stone block with script, the way the stones were dressed showing that dowels had been used, and an examination of anchors found on the site suggest that the harbour site dates only to historical times, with some of the underwater structure being late Medieval. Coastal erosion was probably the cause of the destruction of what was an ancient port.