Prem Mandir is one of the most beautiful and splendid temples located in Vrindavan which is made from Italian Carrara marble. This temple was completed in a very long time i.e. 11 years and it cost up to 150 crores. This temple was built by the 5th Jagad Guru Kripalu Maharaj. This temple is a modern specimen of ancient Indian craftsmanship and paint. Very beautiful carvings have been done in this temple and more than 11000 craftsmen were called from Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh for its construction. This temple has been constructed on National Highway 2 which is also located on Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg.
The fame of this temple is in Vrindavan as well as in other cities and abroad, due to which thousands of people come every day to see it. There is a huge crowd in the temple every day. Here Lord Krishna and Radha and Ram Sita are the main deities and there is also a very beautiful statue inside the temple.
Temple construction and history
This temple has been constructed by Jagad Kripalu Sanstha. The foundation for its construction was laid by Swami Maharaj Kripalu Ji of the institution. He is also considered the founder of the temple. This temple is built on a vast land of 54 acres and more than 11000 laborers worked in its construction this temple was completed in almost 11 years.
The foundation stone of this beautiful temple was laid on 14th January 2001 and its foundation stone was laid by Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj. Its height is 125 feet, length is 122 feet and width is 115 feet.
A Satsang hall has been built next to this temple, in which 25000 people can sit at a time and it is spread over an area of 75000 square feet. This building is called Prem Bhavan.
The main attractions worth seeing in the temple.
As such, the entire temple and its entire complex attract the people who come here, but if we talk about the main attraction here, then there are some places which are very famous here.
The first attraction here is the temple here, which is a beacon of beauty and there is no answer to its design and the craftsmanship and painting done on it. This temple is dedicated to Lord Radha Krishna and Ram Sita, so their beautiful pictures and paintings have been made on the walls of the temple, in these paintings, their entire life has been depicted. This painting is very beautiful because it has been made in a very colorful and very spectacular manner. There are also 94 decorated pillars in this temple, which are the deities of Kinkar and Manjari Sakhis.
Its other attractions are the beautiful showcases of Shri Krishna built on the premises of the temple, where some of the major events of his life have been displayed by these showcases. Like the scene of a fight with Kaliya Nag, Krishna rising up on the Govardhan mountain, Radha Krishna, and the Rasleela of Sakhis.
The Ram Sita’s Phool Bungalow and Fountain Show here are also very attractive.
Interesting facts about the temple
- It was created by Jagad Guru Kripalu Organization which is a spiritual and social organization.
- This temple was completed in 11 years and its cost was about 150 crores.
- This temple was opened to the general public on 17 February 2012.
- The temple is built on a vast land of 54 acres. There is also a huge assembly hall in which 25000 people can sit together.
- The marble to be used in this temple was imported from abroad.
- Here the fountain show also takes place in the evening, which people come in large numbers to see.
- Many tableaux of Lord Krishna have also been made here, through which the whole life of Krishna is shown.
How to reach?
You can come to Prem Mandir by road, air, and train from all types of traffic. Railway station and airport are also available here.
The nearest railway station is Mathura Junction, which is just 8 km away from Prem Mandir.
The nearest airport is Agra Airport, which is just 80 km away from Vrindavan Prem Mandir, from where you can easily reach the temple by taxi.
Address and google map
Address: Sri Kripalu Maharaj Ji Marg, Raman Reiti, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121.
Prem mandir timing
It is open on all days of the week from 5:30 am to 12:00 pm and then from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The morning aarti starts at 5:00 am with Bhog timing at 6:30 am.
Images of Prem Mandir Vrindavan
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- ISKCON Vrindavan
- Govind Devji Temple
- Sri Ranganatha Temple
- Radha Damodar Temple
- Govardhan Hill
- Krishna Janmasthan
- Dwarkadhish temple
- Radha Vallabh Mandir Vrindavan
- Vishram ghat Mathura
- Kusum sarovar govardhan
- Nand gaon temple
- Dolphin water park
- Birla Mandir Mathura
- Jama masjid Mathura
- Radha Kund
- Kans Qila Mathura
- Rangji Temple
- Government Museum Mathura