TEMPLES & PLACES TO VISIT IN MAHABAN

 

Mahavan is a small pilgrim town located 11 km from Mathura, on the left bank of Yamuna, in Uttar Pradesh. The city is closely associated with Lord Krishna, who is thought to have spent his childhood here.It is held that travelers in huge number visit Mahaban and Gokul from Mathura for the reason that these are the two places where god Krishna was secretly brought up. Places of interest include

 

 

Mathura Nathji Temple

 

Lord Krishna is believed to have been craddled in this place. sacred temple is that of Mathura Nath an edifice built of rock and plaster.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaurasi Khamba

 

he word "chaurasi " in Hindi means eighty four. This palace has the distinction for housing 84 pillars that form part of the interiors. This exclusive palace belongs to Nanda, foster father of Krishna. You will see that the structure's architecture has been influenced from Buddhist style. During his reign, the palace was renovated by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb who reshaped it as a mosque.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raskhan Shrine

 

Raskhan was a famous poet who was both a Muslim and follower of Lord Krishna. His real name was Sayyad Ibrahim and is known to have lived in Amroha in India. In his early years, he became a follower of Lord Krishna and learned the religion from Goswami Vitthalnath and began living in Gokul and spent his whole life there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yogmaya Temple