Prem Mandir is a Hindu temple in Vrindavan, Mathura, India. It is maintained by Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat, an international non-profit, educational, spiritual, charitable trust.
It is also known as the temple of divine love and is dedicated to Goddess Radha and Lord Krishna, and Lord Rama and Goddess Sita.
The temple structure was established by the fifth Jagadguru, Kripalu Maharaj.Figures of Shri Krishna and his followers depicting important events surrounding the Lord’s existence cover the main temple.
The important festivals celebrated at the Prem Mandir are Janmashtami and Radhastami. Both these festivals are celebrated in a very grand manner with great zeal and enthusiasm.
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The construction of the temple began in January 2001 and was opened to public on 17 February 2012 and it took a whooping 150 crore rupees for its construction which is justified by the grandeur and massiveness of this temple.
Archietecture of Prem Mandir
Built in the Rajasthani Somnath Gujarati architectural style, the Prem Mandir is situated on a 54-acre site on the outskirts of Vrindava.
Prem Mandir is constructed entirely of Italian marble. The total dimensions of the temple including its flag is 125 ft. high, 190 ft. long and the 128 ft. wide raised platform serves as the seat of the two-storeyed white monument.
A circumambulation route has been constructed on the mandir prangan, the platform of the temple, enabling visitors to view the 48 panels depicting the pastimes of Shri Radha Krishna which are carved on the outer walls of the temple. The walls are made of solid Italian marble, 3.25 ft. thick.
The thickness of the walls of the garbha-griha is 8 ft to bear the weight of huge shikhar, swarna Kalash and the Flag. 84 panels have also been set up on the exterior of the temple and display the loving pastimes of Shri Radha Krishna. Other than this, numerous portraits of Radha Krishna Leela, or the miracles of Lord Krishna, can also be found inside the temple.
In the night the temple is lit up with beautiful lighting which changes colour every 5-10 minutes creating a mesmerizing view.
- Address: Sri Kripalu Maharaj Ji Marg, Raman Reiti, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
- District: Mathura
- Affiliation: Hinduism
- Deity Worshiped: Goddess Radha ,Lord Krishna, Lord Rama and Goddess Sita.
- Archieture: Rajasthani Somnath Gujarati
- Entry Fees: Nil
- Photography: Inside temple premises not allowed
- Temple Timings: 5:30 am – 12:00 pm (Opening Time) and 4:30 am – 8:30 pm(Closing Time)
- Festivals: Janmashtami and Radhastami.
- Best Time To Visit: November and March
|Timings||Darshan & Aarti|
|5:00 am||Aarti & Parikrama|
|6:30 am||Bhog. Door Close|
|8:30 am||Darshan & Aarti|
|12:00 pm||Shayan Aarti & Door Close|
|4:30 pm||Aarti & Darshan|
|8:10 pm||Shyan Aarti|
|8:30 pm||Door Close|
|Musical and Digital Fountain|
|7:30 pm to 8:00 pm||Summer (1 April to 30 Sept)|
|7:00 pm to 7:30 pm||Winter (1 Oct to 31 March)|
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How to Reach Prem Mandir ?
The nearest airport to Vrindavan is the Kheria Airport in Agra located around 55 km away.
The nearest railway station is Mathura Junction (MTJ) and Mathura Cantt. (MRT) which is about km away. There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Mathura.
Travelling by car/bus is the best option to travel. Mathura is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses too.
Where To Stay?
There are various accomodation near the temple. One can easily opt to stay as per budget.
Estimated Tarrif: 500 INR onwards
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