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Celebrations in Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi is a witness to the famous 'Nag-Nathaiya Leela' every year to commemorate the birth of Lord Krishna. It takes place at Tulsi Ghat in Varanasi and is a 20 day long event. The re-enactment of the famous killing of Nag is done. A young boy acting Lord Krishna jumps in the river and emerges on top of the head of Kaliya Nag, the dreaded serpent during the climax. This episode is watched by lakhs of devotees on the ghats of Holy River Ganga.

Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir

Mathura, the birth city of Bhagwan Krishna is situated on the banks of river Yamuna and is approximately 145 kms from the...

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Guruvayur Temple, Kerala

Situated approximately 33 kms from Thrissur, Guruvayur temple is one of the most famous temples of Lord Krishna in South India..

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Banke Bihari Mandir, Vrindavan

The twin city of Mathura and Vrindavan resound with the stories of Lord Krishna till date; located 15 kms from Mathura..

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Udupi Sri Krishna Temple, Karnataka

Situated approximately 60 kms from Mangalore, the Udupi Sri Krishna temple also known as Krishna Mutt...

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