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About Rukmini Devi Temple

 

Rukmini Devi Temple at Dwarka, Gujarat



Rukmini Devi Temple at Dwarka in Gujarat is devoted to Goddess RukminiRukminiRukmini
Also known as Ruciranana (meaning one with a beautiful face) and Vaidarbhi, Rukmini is the wife of Lord Krishna..
Devi, consort of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. The temple is located at Bet Dwarka and is around 2 km from the famous Dwarakadish Jagat Temple. The original temple is believed to be more than 2,500 years old. The current structure was built in the 12 century.

The main murti worshiped in the temple is that of Goddess Rukmini.

The temple is noted for its paintings, sculptures of god and goddesses in Hindu pantheon. Another highlight here is the carved human and animal figures.

 

Story of Rukmini Devi Temple



A popular legend has it that it is due to a curse by Sage Durvasa that the Dwarakadish temple, devoted to Lord Krishna, and Rukmini Devi Temple at Dwarka, Gujarat. Once upon a time, KrishnaKrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must...
and Rukmini were pulling the chariot of Sage Durvasa. Rukmini Devi was very tired and thirsty. To quench her thirst, Lord Krishna made a mark on earth with his thumb and GangaGangaGanga
According to Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu in one of....
River appeared from that mark to quench the thirst of Rukmini Devi.

Sage Durvasa who watched this event and was very angry as Rukmini Devi did not offer the water to the Sage. So, therefore cursed them to stay apart.

 

Best Time to Visit Rukmini Devi Temple


The weather in Dwarka is always pleasant throughout the year. The summers are warm however not burning, while the daytime during the monsoon season is idyllic. Winter season is most appropriate weather condition for visiting Rukmani Devi Temple.

September to March are the best months to visit Dwarka. However, the town is equally enchanting around the calendar.

 

Nearby Places Rukmini Devi Temple



Beyt Dwarka
Beyt Dwarka is a popular place which is admired by every religious person. An abode to an exquisite and rare place of worship, this place is actually a small island well known by the name of Beyt Shankhodhar which is also a flourishing seaport. This place is perfect for spotting dolphins while also take pleasure of marine excursions and camping.

Gomti Ghat Temples, Dwarka
The holy city of Dwarka is all about magnificent awe-inspiring religious abodes together with mysterious legends which are attached to them.

Kachoriyu, Beyt Dwarka
This temple is devoted to Lord RamaRamaRama
 As of late, in the year 2007, the idea of whether Rama...
, while houses sculpture of Shankar, GarudaGarudaGaruda
Garuda is a mythological bird-like creature who was large and considered the king of the birds. He was known for his speed...
, and Chakra. Besides all this, the temple also has an idol of HanumanHanumanHanuman
SRI HANUMAN is worshipped everywhere in India, alone...
Ji, which is situated just at the entrance. There is a pond also which is called Kachoriyu Talav.

Hanuman Temple, Beyt Dwarka
Dandiwala Hanuman Temple is close to the Krishna Temple which is one of the special attractions. This temple also has an idol of Makaradwaja who is the son of Hanuman. He looks partly an ape-like humanoid while partly a reptile.

 

 

 



 


 
 

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