Shri Bankey Bihari Temple, Vrindavan
Sri Bankey Bihari Mandir is one of the popular Vrindavan temples situated near Radhavallabh Temple in the holy city of Vrindavan. This temple is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan including Sri Radhavallabh ji, Sri Govind Dev ji and four others.
The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Krishna. The deity was originally worshipped by Haridas Swami under the name of Kunji-bihari at Nidhivan. The idol of is much older and was worshipped in Nidhivan till 1863. The current temple was built in 1864 by Swami Haridas of the Nimbarka Sampradaya. Later, the deity of Radha Rani was added to the temple. The Bankey Bihari temple is amongst the holiest and famous temples of Lord Krishna.
The presiding deity in the temple is of Lord Krishna standing in the Tribhanga posture. The deity is worshiped and looked after as a child. The idol is black in color and is beautifully carved. Unlike other temples, the curtains before the deity are raised and shut every few minutes. It is believed that if seen for longer time, the brilliant eyes of Bankey Bihari can make the devotees unconscious. There are no bells or conch in the temple because Bankey Bihari does not like the sound of bells or conch.
The two main festivals celebrated here are Janmasthami and Holi. People from different parts of the country come here to celebrate these festivals. The other prime festival celebrated here is Jhulan Yatra, the swing festival of Lord Krishna, in which the deity is placed on beautiful silver-plated swings.
Timings: 7.45 AM - 12 PM and 5.30 PM - 9.30 PM in summer, and 8.45 AM - 1 PM and 4.30 PM - 8.30 PM in winter.
How to Reach Vrindavan
In Today's World there are so many ways by which you can reach Vrindavan. For Example : Through Car, Through Bus, Through Railway.
Reaching Vrindavan Through Flight
If you Come from flight then near by Airport is only New Delhi From there You can hire the taxi/Cab Easily and reach Vrindavan Easily. For Pickup From Airport You can also call us.
Reaching Vrindavan Through Road
If you are coming from Road then there are many ways suppose you are coming from Agra Side Then you have to First Reach Chatikara Turn and from their You have to Enter in the Vrindavan.
Reaching Vrindavan Through Delhi Side
If you are coming from Delhi then their are two ways 1. Express Way, 2. National Highway. For Express Way you have to cautiously take the turn of Vrindavan and their by following the sign boards you can easily enter in the vrindavan and via National Highway you have to again reach Chatikara Turn and you have to enter the vrindavan city.
Reaching Vrindavan Through Bus & Rail
Now From Bus or railway it probably & mostly comes to mathura City from there you will find the local transport for Vrindavan very easily.
Please note In the night time it is not easy to find Local Transport
and also ensure before coming to Vrindavan ensure the Room Booking should be done by Calling us.
Rooms in Vrindavan
In vrindavan A.C room Range starts from 700Rs. to 4500 Rs. and Non-A.C. rooms starts from 500Rs.-2000Rs.
Also note when you visit Vrindavan Beware of Monkeys. Park your car always in a paid parking it is safer for you always.
Reaching Vrindavan Through Bus
Also Note Sometimes if you are coming through Bus then it can also drop you on Chatikara Point while going to Delhi or Coming from Delhi in both condition.
Google Location For Reaching Vrindavan
For making it more easy i m here by attaching the MAP through which you can easily reach though your MAP technique in mobile.