Visit Vrindavan once to acquire a real sense of spirituality and when you visit the BankeBihariJi temple it will take all your worries away. Many Indian festivals take place at Vrindavan in the most amazing way and you will get hits of the famous festival right here. Look at the festivals and plan a Vrindavan visit today!
Located in the holy city Vrindavan, Shri Banke Bihari Ji Temple is a famous Hindu temple which is dedicated to Krishna Ji. Bankey Bihari Ji was initially worshipped at Nidhivana and Bankey means ‘bent in three places’ and Bihari means ‘enjoyer’. This shrine is considered among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan along with Shri RadhaVallabh Ji, Shri Govind Dev Ji, and four others. The image of Krishna Ji is standing in the Tribhanga posture in this temple. Haridas Swami initially worshipped this religious image under the name of Kunj-Bihari.
During your visit to Vrindavan, make sure that you visit this fortunate temple also and take the blessings of Krishna Ji. The governing god is in the form of a baby who is looked after by a bank of vicars.
It is an ancient and beautiful temple in Vrindavan which is dedicated to Krishna Ji. This temple is extremely popular among the devotees of Krishna Ji who come from across the world to take his blessings.
It is completely crowded but still, the atmosphere inside Shri Banke Bihari Ji temple is divine and heavenly that cannot be described in words. However, the temple gets open in the morning at 07:45 am in summers and at 08:45 am in the winters.
Apart from this, it is important for you to know that darshan is not allowed at the time of bhog. In order to have proper darshan of Shri Banke Bihari Ji, visit the temple early in the morning to avoid standing in long queues. Therefore, if you are planning to visit this temple with old or elderly people then it is better to take a VIP darshan slip beforehand.
In India, Holi is a popular festival that is filled with joy, happiness, colors, and love. This festival is considered as the symbol of unity but when it comes to Vrindavan, the style of the Holi celebration is completely different.
It is often said that ‘Jagat mei Holi Brij meihola’. Holi Celebration at Shri Banke Bihari Ji temple is completely different and people from around the world come to enjoy this festival.
The celebration of this festival starts with Basant Panchami and continues for 6 long days. In these 6 days of Holi celebration, Bihari Ji is dressed up in a beautiful white colored outfit and play Holi with his devotes with Gulal as well as natural colors made from Kesar and flowers.
According to the Shri Bankey Bihari Ji temple Vrindavan pundit, this time the magnificence and decoration of Sri Krishna Janmotsava are magical and the enthusiasm is on another level. On this day Lord Krishna will dress five times. Outside people will not be allowed to enter, in such a situation, a maximum of 50 people living inside the temple, in which only officers and brahmacharis will be involved in worship, prayer, consecration, bhajan, and kirtan. All the doors outside will remain closed. A distance of six feet will follow. All inner devotees must wear masks.
On Janmashtami, people keep fast to worship Lord Krishna and worship with bhajan-kirtan and rituals. According to astrologers, there was Ashtami Tithi and Rohini Nakshatra at 12 o'clock at the time of Lord Krishna's birth. Stay with Anandam Clarks Inn and enjoy your stay in Vrindavan and soak in the worship of Lord Krishna.
If you are planning to visit Vrindavan in your holidays then don’t forget to take the blessings of Shri Bankey Bihari Ji by visiting his temple. It opens at 07:45 am during summers and entry can be done through gate no. 2 & 3. You can also attend the aarti at 11:45 am after which the temple closes around 12:00 to 12:10 pm.
The morning darshan time during the summer season is 08:15 am to 12:00 noon and evening darshan timings are from 05:30 pm to 09:30 pm.But during the winter season, this temple opens at 08:30 am but for the public at 09:00 am. The arti time is fixed at 12:45 pm after which the temple gets closed.
Rangoli is an important part of Indian festivals and Hindu beliefs. In India, Rangoli is considered as a significant decorative to keep the evil spirit and negativity out of the home. Vrindavan is known to worship Krishna Ji and to showcase the talent of people around the world, they organize Rangoli Utsav in Bankey Bihari Ji Temple. Many people visit Vrindavan at this time and participate in the Utsav and showcase world-class Rangoli design.
Vrindavan is one destination that attracts most of the tourists around the globe and coming here at the time of Rangoli Utsav or other Indian festivals you will witness the color and variations of our culture. The artists showcase their talent through rangoli design and colors are magnificent and one should visit here to experience the greatness of Indian festivals.