It is conjectured that this temple location is 2,500 years old and is where Krishna built his city and a temple. However, the existing temple is dated to the 16th century). It is a five-storied edifice built over 72 pillars (a sandstone temple with 60 pillars is also mentioned).
What happened to Dwarka after Krishna left?
After Krishna was killed near Dwarka (there is a temple where he died) the major Yadava heads fought among themselves and killed each other. Vishnu Purnana states that on the same day that Krishna departed from the earth the powerful dark bodied Kali Yug descended. The oceans rose and submerged the entire Dwarka.
In which state Mathura is located?
Uttar Pradesh Mathura/State Mathura, formerly Muttra, city, western Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. It lies in the Ganges-Yamuna Doab on the Yamuna River, about 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Agra.
Where is barsana now?
Barsana is a historical town and nagar panchayat in the Mathura district of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Barsana is believed to be the home of the Hindu goddess Radha, the consort of Krishna. It is in the Braj region. It is located at27.65°N 77.38°E .BarsanaTime zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)15 more rows
How old is Vrindavan?
Vrindavan has an ancient past, associated with Hindu culture and history, and was established in the 16th and 17th centuries as a result of an explicit treaty between Muslims and Hindu Emperors, and is an important Hindu pilgrimage site since long.