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Why Dwarkadhish Eyes Are Closed

Every day many devotees visit Dwarkadish Temple to get a blessing from Lord Krishna? But at the time of darshan question arises in the mind of devotees why Dwarkadhish eyes are closed? There is a story behind it.

Want to know the story behind the closed eyes of Dwarkadish? If yes let’s read with us but firstly we will know about Dwarka and Dwarkadish Temple

Devbhoomi Dwarka

Dwarka also known as Devbhoomi Dwarka is a town located on the banks of the Gomti River in Gujarat. It is home to Lord Krishna and considered a popular pilgrimage site “Dwarkadish Temple”. It is an important pilgrimage centre for Hindus from all over the world.

Besides the main Dwarkadish Temple, there are many temples like Rukmini Devi Temple and Nageshwar Jyotirling considered one of the 12 Jyotirlinga and Bet Dwarka.

Dwarkadish Temple – Temple of Peace

Dwarkadhish Temple is also known as Jagat Mandir and is considered one of the Char Dhams of Lord Vishnu. The temple was dedicated to Lord Krishna when he shifted from Braj, Uttar Pradesh to Dwarka (a city made by Krishna) and lived with his family.

Jagat Mandir is believed to be built by Lord Krishna’s grandson “Vajranabha” at this place.

Know more about Dwarkadhish Temple

Why Dwarkadhish Eyes Are Closed?

Dwarkadhish eyes story

It is said that the Mughal Emperor came to destroy the temple. During that time priest of the temple decided to keep the idol in a well called “Savitri Vav”. Additionally, the Savitri Vav well still exists today.

After many years Lord Krishna came in the dream of Pandit. Said him about his Vigraha and told him that after the particular given time.

But the priest of so excited and removed the Vigraha before the time. Due to this the idol is incomplete and has no eyes. Which is now there at Dwarkadhish Temple and is worshipped by us.

Kinjal Jesani
Kinjal Jesani is a travel blogger acknowledging you about the India's pilgrimage site. Get ready for a knowing about a mysterious temple to a popular pilgrimage site with her. Thanks!

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