Madan Mohan Ji Temple




Madan Mohan Temple is a Hindu temple situated at Karauli, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The temple is located on the banks of the Bhadravati River, a tributary of the Banas River in the hills of Aravali.
The temple is dedicated to the tutelary deity, Lord Krishna. It is believed that Shri Gopal Singhji got victory in the battle of Daultabad. After this the king in his dream saw that Lord Krishna instructed him to fetch his idol from Amer and installed at Karauli. The king of Karauli therefore, brought this idol and got this temple constructed to enshrine it.

It is also said that to protect idols of Lord Krishna from Mughals, two idols were brought from Vrindavan and placed one at Karauli and another at Jaipur. It is said that to complete the Govardhan Yatra, it is mandatory to visit Madan Mohan Ji and Govind Dev Ji Temple.

It is one of the Char Dham of Karauli District. Other three are Kaila Devi Temple, Mehandipur Balaji Temple and Shri Mahavirji.

Devotees used to put the Prasad. Jugal Prasad is a kind of Bhog in which devotees offer Laddu and Kachauri. It is put once in a day by one person only. The queue for the same is around two year long.
Devotee gather in very large amount on day of Amavasya.

There are three pat (gates or rooms) in temple. One right handed room reserve for Radha ji and Lalita ji. Left handed room for shri gopal ji and middle room for shri Madanmohan ji. Both deities (shri Madanmohan ji and shri gopal ji) in the temple are of Shri Krishna’s roop. This temple consists of the palace (mahal) of the Maharaja in its background.

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