Located inside the City Palace complex, Govind Devji temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna establisted in Jaipur, Rajasthan. This is one of the most famous religious destinations not only in Jaipur but in entire Rajasthan. The temple possesses great historical significance.
Govind Dev Ji Temple History:
Here the main deity is Sri Krishna and the idol was brought from Vrindavan by the King Sawai Jai Singh II. When the force of Mughal Emporer Aurangzeb was destroying the temples of Vrindavan, the priest kept the idol at a hidden place. Later the king brought the idol to Jaipur from Vrindavan.
Govind Dev Ji Temple Jaipur is located in between the Badal Mahal and Chandra Mahal in the City Palace complex. It was earlier known as Suraj mahal where Sawai Jai Singh II used to stay during the establishment of the city Jaipur. The palace was converted into the temple after the king saw a dream that this Lord Sri Krishna owned this particular place.
The idol of Govind Dev Ji resembles the newborn look of Sri Krishna. Previously the idol belonged to Srila Rupa Goswami a disciple of Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. This idol of Sri Krishna is also known as Bajrakrit as it is believed that the idol was created by Sri Krishna’s grandson Bajranabh 5000 years ago. The idol was buried underneath before Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu excavated it about 500 years ago.
In Govind Dev Ji Mandir Jaipur, the deity is offered aarti and Bhog seven times a day. Also, during this time the idol of Sri Krishna is unveiled for Darshan. The temple is visited by thousands of devotees every day and during Janmashtami and other festivals, devotees from all over Rajasthan and other places of India gather here. Devotees also like to witness the auspicious event of Aarti in the evening.
Govind Dev Ji Temple Entry Fee:
Govind Dev Ji Temple Darshan Timing:
Darshan of the deity: 4.30 AM to 9.30 PM.
Temple Darshan time may be flexible season wise(winter, summer, and monsoon).
Govind Dev Ji Temple Aarti Timing:
|Aarti Name||Timing||Aarti Staring Time||Aarti Ending Time|
|Mangla||Morning||4:30 AM||5:00 AM|
|Dhoop||Morning||7:30 AM||8:45 AM|
|Shringar||Morning||9:30 AM||10:15 AM|
|Rajbhoj||Daytime||11:00 AM||11:30 AM|
|Gwal||Evening||5:45 PM||6:15 PM|
|Sandhya||Evening||6:45 PM||8:00 PM|