Unknown Facts About Vrindavan Dham

Vrindavan Dham is situated in Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh a state of India, it is such a religious and holy place of the Hindu religion where Lord Shri Krishna spent most of his childhood days here, whose city is also known as the land of Shri Krishna and Radha Rani. There are about 5500 temples of Shri Krishna and Radha Mata in Vrindavan.

Every year lakhs of devotees who worship Shri Krishna as their God come here to have darshan. Especially in the auspicious festival of Janmashtami, a crowd of devotees is formed here.

It is said that Lord Shri Krishna was very mischievous and quick-tempered in his childhood in Vrindavan, be it the story of stealing butter or getting his friends to cross the river Yamuna, his innocence was reflected in all.

Vrindavan Dham

Although Krishna was born in Mathura, which is also a popular pilgrimage & holy place in Uttar Pradesh, his childhood was spent in Gokul, Vrindavan, Nandgaon, and Barsana. The city is also home to the ISKCON temple, the largest temple in the world.

There are many famous temples in Vrindavan city, including ISKCON, Shri Krishna Balram, Shri Radha Raman Temple, Shri Radha Gopinath Temple, Gokulnath Temple, etc.

There are beautiful gardens, parks, etc. which add to the beauty of this Dham. Beautiful idols of Shri Krishna and Radha Rani remain the center of attraction here.

Devotees of Krishna from all over the country and abroad come here to read spiritual books, bhajan kirtan, and devotional songs. There are holy places that one must visit once and enjoy the devotion and beauty of the Dham to the fullest.

Vrindavan is approx 15 km away from Mathura. It will take approx 25 to 30 minutes to reach.


  • A secret has been told about Vrindavan the name Vrindavan was given here because lots of Tulsi plants are here, and Tulsi is called Vrinda, hence it was named Vrindavan. Means the forest of Vrinda (Tulsi). According to mythology, it has been said that two Tulsi plants are planted together here. When Radha and Krishna make love at night, these Tulsi plants become gopis and dance with them.
  • It is believed that Vallabhacharya Maharaj came to Vrindavan at the age of only 11 years. After coming here, he preached three places of pilgrimage. During the campaign, he went to 84 places without wearing anything on his feet and gave discourses and stories of the holy Bhagavad Gita.
  • According to another legend, there is Vishram Ghat in Mathura, which is famous for a holy bath: thousands of devotees from India and abroad enjoy this holy bath here every year. Because of the story related to this, every year on the occasion of Diwali in the month of Kartik, brother and sister take a holy bath here in every Bhai Dooj, because it is said that Goddess Yamuna Mata had asked her brother Yamraj promised to protect her and Goddess Said that whoever takes a bath here will not go to Trilok.
  • According to another story, in the Bhagavata Purana, Shri Krishna rested on this ambush after killing his maternal uncle Kansa, due to which this ambush was named Vishram Ghat. It has also been said in the scriptures that if one does not take a bath even after coming here, then a person will not get complete happiness or result, from this ambush to Gokul, there are many other ambushes that have different interesting stories.
  • The main festivals celebrated in India, Holi, Diwali has different preparations in Vrindavan, here every year lakhs of people visit Bhadham during these festivals. The most important festival is Janmashtami, which is celebrated as the birthday of Shri Krishna.
  • Janmashtami festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion in Vrindavan, the day is marked by various cultural programs, kirtans, and processions in the Dham. Holi, the second festival of colors, is celebrated with great pomp here, on this day the entire Dham is decorated with colorful colors.

Banke Bihari Temple

Banke Bihari Temple

The most famous Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan Dham is dedicated to Shri Krishna. This Banke Bihari temple is built in the famous Shelly of Rajasthan, in this temple, the image of Lord Krishna is shown in the form of a child.

Banke Bihari Temple is also known as Nidhivan temple and Murlidhar Kanha Giridhar Temple, as we know that Shri Krishna was the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Lord Shri Krishna was the eighth son of Devaki and Vasudev. His maternal uncle was Kansa, who was cursed that he would be killed by the son of his sister Devaki.

The temple is named Nidhivan where Nidhi means treasure and van means forest.


  • It is said that Shri Krishna used to come here at night to meet Radha Rani and perform Raas Leela, and it is said that if someone saw him doing this, he would become deaf or dumb. So that those people cannot tell these things to anyone else the next day.
  • No one stays here after the Aarti. After the evening Aarti, the doors of the temple open directly in the morning.
  • Vrindavan Dham is also considered famous for many parikramas. There are many other temples in this Vrindavan Dham where the devotees consider themselves blessed by coming.
  • Here the youth learn to sing along with devotional and instrumental music.

Overall, Vrindavan is a spiritual city with a rich cultural heritage, considered one of the holiest places for the devotees of Lord Krishna. It is a place of pilgrimage, devotion, and spiritual learning, which attracts people from all over the world. The mantra of Jai Shri Krishna remains in the mouth of the devotees.


Q.1– Who was born in Vrindavan?
Ans– Lord Krishna was born in Mathura. His childhood was spent in places like Gokul, Vrindavan, Nandgaon, Barsana, etc.

Q.2– What is the best time to visit Vrindavan?
Ans– The best season to visit Vrindavan is the winter season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for visiting the monuments and other places of interest. The best months to visit are September, October, November, December, February and March.