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  • Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Dwaraka Tirumala Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Dwaraka Tirumala

    Dwaraka Tirumala temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. The temple is very popular in these parts of the country and is often referred to as 'Chinna Tirupathi' in local parlance, which translates to mini Tirupathi. The name Dwaraka is from the legend of the great saint 'Dwaraka', who is said to have found the Swayambhu idol of the Lord here after a rigorous penance.

  • The Lords Own Country, Dwarka The Lords Own Country, Dwarka

    Dwarka, a city that was known as Dwarawati in Sanskrit literature is one of the seven most ancient cities of India. This city was the abode of Lord Sri Krishna. It is the only place considered both as one of the ?char dham? (four principal holy places), as well as one of the ?sapta puris? (seven holy cities) in our religious texts.

  • Nageshwar Jyotirlinga,Jamnagar, Gujarat Nageshwar Jyotirlinga,Jamnagar, Gujarat

    Nageshwar Jyotirlinga is an important temple of Lord Shiva near Dwarka. Here, Lord Krishna Himself used to worship and perform Rudrabhishekam. The Rudra Samhita sloka refers to Nageshwar with the phrase Daarukaavane Naagesham. This shloka is also the source about the controversy of the location of this temple.

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  • The Lords Own Country, Dwarka The Lords Own Country, Dwarka

    The ancient city of Dwaraka, situated on the extreme West Coast of Indian territory, occupies an important place in the cultural and religious history of India. The fabulous architectural planning of the Dwaraka temple has attracted tourists from all over the world. The town has association with Lord Krishna, who founded this town by reclaiming 12 yojanas of land from the sea. During its glorious past, Dwaraka was a city of beautiful gardens, deep moats, and several ponds and palaces (Vishnu Purana), but it is believed to have submerged just after the disappearance of Lord Krishna. Due to its historical importance and association with the Mahabharata, Dwaraka continues to attract archeologists and historians besides scientists. Sri Krishna killed the demon Kamsa (his maternal uncle) and made Ugrasena (His maternal grandfather) the king of Mathura. Enraged, Kamsa's father-in law, Jarasandha (king of Magadh) together with his friend Kalayavana attacked Mathura 17 times. For the safety o

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