Braj Mandal Parikrama Yatra
A trip to explore the beautiful Braj and the holy circuit that consists of the cities like Mathura and Vrindavan.
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Braj Mandal Parikrama yatra provides one with a trip for experiencing the transcendental abode of Lord Krishna.
Braj Bhumi invites you to experience the bliss of some of the significant locations in this yatra.
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Braj is located about 115km from Delhi and lies in the golden triangle region of Agra-Jaipur. This area is spread across the central region of Ganga and Yamuna rivers.
The Kusum Sarovar is one of the prime attractions in Braj and a historical monument that you must visit during the tour.
Braj is divided into two units, the Eastern side of Yamuna surrounding places like Gokul, Mahavan, Baldeo, Mat and Bajna. You can also get to travel to the Western side of the Mathura region to visit places like Vrindavan, Govardhan, Kusum Sarovar, Nandgaon and Barsana.
Brajbhoomi allures thousands of pilgrims every year during the endless festivities in the region like Krishna ‘Janmashtami’ and ‘Braj ki Holi’.Apart from this, Rasalila and Charkula dance depicting the loving harmony of the divine couple Radha-Krishna is an integral tradition of Braj.
The culturally vibrant region of Braj is adorned with hundreds of forests, thousands of holy kunds and sacred hills along the bank of the river Yamuna. Braj offers you with more than 650 villages and is associated with several Lilas of Lord Krishna. The best time to have Darshan of Braj-Mandal is in the month of Karthik (October and November) in autumn.
Vrindavan is a destination that is just an hour's drive from Agra along the side of Yamuna River. This sacred land is dotted on the magnificent temples that are dedicated to various aspects of Lord Krishna’s life. As we walk into Vrindavan’s alleys, you can get to experience the traces of Sri Krishna's forms, past times and teachings. The Prem Mandir Temple is an important landmark in Vrindavan.
Vrindavan has about 4,000 temples and the main temples are Balaram Mandir, Govind Dev Temple, Rangaji temple, Bankey Bihari temple, Radha Ballabh temple, Madan Mohan temple, Pagal Baba temple and the Nidhi Van temple.
Mathura is known as the "Brajbhoomi" that attracts many tourists and pilgrims throughout the year. The city has many historical stories attached to it and makes the place all the more special. One of the prime attractions in Mathura is the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple.
Nandagaon is an area situated 16miles to the North West of Govardhan, 8 miles South of Kosi and 28 miles West of Vrindavan and also has 56 ponds related to Lord Krishna's various pastimes.
Barsana is a place located about 50 km to the North-West of Mathura and 19 km towards the North-West direction of Govardhan. Besides this, you can visit lakes, ponds, gardens and forests such as Gahvarana, Sankara-Khor. Barsana is also famous for its Holi celebrations called Lathmaar Holi is celebrated between the residents of Nandgaon and Barsana.
Govardhan Hill is located 25 km West of Mathura district, 208km from Delhi. It is one of the famous religious places of Mathura.
Radha Kunda & Shyama Kunda
Radha Kunda and Shyama Kunda are two sacred rivers located about 24 kilometres from Vrindavan. These two rivers are the holiest places and the bathing places of both Sri Radha and Krishna. Radha Kund is a pilgrimage town that attracts many devotees across the world.
Kamyavan is a forest among the twelve forests of Brajmandal and the deity of this forest is Vrinda Devi. The forest has 84 sacred ponds and 84 pillars. This is the most beautiful and attractive forest that is adorned for wells, lakes, flowers and creepers.
Bhandiravan is the place situated two miles of Nanda Ghat and across the banks of River Yamuna. One of the places where Lord Krishna and Lord Balarama used to go for grazing the cows.