Govardhan parvat (hill) yatra vrindavan|parikrama by car|total distance|best route details will be shown.
Lord krishna is known for his adventurous tales,miracles which still lure everyone.Lord Krishna since his childhood did many miracle but among all of them,lifting of govardhan parvat remains fascinating for all.Govardhan Parvat (hill) is situated in vrindavan,Uttar Pradesh.
Govardhan parvat (hill) yatra vrindavan|parikrama by car|total distance|best route
About Govardhan hill :
Govardhan yatra is about 21 km long which is done in two parts.one is 9km (3 kose ) long and other is 12 km (4 kose ) long.Govardhan parvat was lifted by lord krishna on his little finger to save people of brij from wrath of lord Indra.From then govardhan hill has its own importance.
Total distance of parikrama is 21 km around the hill.
AN EXPERIENCE to GOVARDHAN HILL :
The holy visit around the govardhan hill feels divine.This is done by people bare foot,enchanting ‘hare krishna,hare krishna’.while you start the yatra,you will find people enchanting mantra,smiling kids,women,people of every age.but this experience still remains incomplete without mischievous monkeys,cows,birds and other animals.Walking on the sand surrounded by these animals will take you thousand of years back.it seems like Krishna in his childhood along with his friends would have played in the area.
the purity of the holy dust you feel on your skin while doing the yatra will create an aroma that would make you feel trully blessed.if you get an opportunity to visit Krishna’s birth place , visit govardhan hill and experience the magnetic force that will keep on attracting you.
Other places to watch surrounding the hill :
Danghati Mukharvind Temple, Radha Kund, Goverdhan Temple, Kusum Sarova, Mansi Ganga and Har Deva Ji Temple.
Also there is present a place where govardhan shilla is present which is assumed to be the point from where krishna lifted the parvat.
Govardhan yatra by car or auto-rickshaw :
For people who find it difficult to do this 21 km yatra due to some reason,making it with a car or auto-rickshaw can be convenient.
Interesting facts about Govardhan hill :
According to Hindu mythology Govardhan hill is suffering from a curse that it will keep on shrinking day by day.when you visit Govardhan you will notice that it is not a massive hill(height wise) and people say that one day this hill will become a legend.
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