The Hindu temple Govind Dev Ji is located in Jaipur in Rajasthan state of India. It is situated in the City Palace compound. The temple is devoted to Govind Dev Ji (Lord Krishna). The way you are seen of the deity (murti) was brought from Vrindavan here by Raja Sawai Jai Singh II, the initiator of Jaipur. According to popular legend, Lord Krishna’s picture in the temple looks accurately like Krishna’s shape for the duration of his incarnation on Earth.
It’s a saying that The King Sawai Jai Singh II lived in “Suraj Palace” located between “Chandra Palace” & “Badal Palace” of the City Palace Complex in Jai Niwas Gardens. One night he dreamt that this place was inevitable for the divinity and he should leave this palace. The very next day he went to “Chandra Palace”. “Suraj Mahal got the grace to be converted into the Temple. The heart of the divine faith of lakhs of people !
The magnificent holy deity were enshrined in “Suraj Palace” and right since then Lord Govind Dev Ji continue to blessing the city of Jaipur with his divine existence.
The deity formerly belonged to Srila Rupa Goswami who was a devotee of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
For Vaishnavites, specifically followers of Lord Krishna, this is one of the most valuable temples outside Vrindavan.
‘Aartis’ and ‘Bhog’ are offered seven times a day, when the deity is unveiled for ‘Darshan’. Thousands of devotees visit the temple on a daily basis and even superior number visit during Janmashtami (Birth day of Lord Krishna).
Govind Dev Ji temple is also well-known for beauty & fine art. The history of Jaipur was enriched with a Golden Page when in the Year 1735 Lord Govind Devji (Lord Krishna) enshrined in Jai Niwas Gardens. The almighty pleasure of his attendance and The constant fountain of spritual succor started gliding transversely the environment !!
Faithfully attending the title of “The Adorable Lord of Jaipur”
Timings and Daily Schedule of Worship, Aarti and “Bhog”
Name of Jhanki Time
Mangala 5:00 am – 6:00 am
Dhoop 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Shringar 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Rajbhog 11:45 am – 12:15 noon
Gwal 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Sandhya 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Shayan 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Most important Festivals and Event in Govind Dev Ji Temple Jaipur is Janamashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Shri Krishna celebrated at huge level in the temple. Janamasthami comes on Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksh of Bhadrapad month as per Hindu calendar, which is comes in mid of August month
Holi (Festival of colors in India) is one more Indian festival celebrated extravagantly in Govind Dev ji Temple of Jaipur. Faag, Raas and extraordinary Jhanki starts a month before Holi festival. Holi Comes in month of March.
March & August is the best month to visit so that the tourist can enjoy the most spiritual festival of this place.