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State: West Bengal
District: Nadia
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Bengali, Hindi, English
Best Season: Throughout the year
Weather: Summer 36 to 41°C, Winter 10 to 28°C
Altitude: 4 m
Pincode: 741313
STD code: 03472
Mayapur, a serene and scenic place at the confluence of the holy river Ganga with the Jalangi, is a renowned holy place. Mayapur is highly attractive, tranquil and picturesque on the banks of the river Hooghly. The Mayapur Dham forms a part of the nine islands of Navadweep near to Kolkata. Mayapur is one of the renowned Vishnavite pilgrim centre founded by Bakti Vinod Thakur. Devotees of Krishna consider this place at high reverence and Mayapur is comparable with Mathura or Vrindavana. The temples in Mayapur are dedicated to Radha and Krishna.

Mayapur is the place where Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, considered as an incarnation of Lord Krishna, was born in 1486 AD. This is an important pilgrim center for the Gaudiya Vaishnaviites. The Mayapur atmosphere reverberates with the chanting of Hare Krishna and Hare Ram all through the days and the devotees dance and sing amazingly. Mayapur is thronged by thousands of devotees during the festival days of Holi (Dol Yatra), Janmashtami and other Vaishnava festivals.

There are many attractions in and around Mayapur. Chandrodaya Temple (first temple established by ISKON in Mayapur), Samadhi of Prabhupada (temple dedicated to the founder of ISKON), Shree Chaitanyamath (the birth place of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu), Goswami Maharaj Temple of Dashavatar and Chand Kazi’s Samadhi.

Tourists can forget the busy life in the past at this majestic Radha-Krishna haven. Mayapur offers all facilities for tranquility. The ambiance at this place is entertaining and religious. The ambiance and the environment offer rejuvenation to mind and body.
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Comments (3) Reviews (4)
Hare Krishna, Please send me the booking Telephone number,we will go at Ultorath
Posted by DR. Santanu Mukherjee 2 year, 9 months ago
Posted by SOMOPRIYA SINHA 3 year, 17 days ago
miss mayapur ... hare krsna hare krsna kisna kisna hare hare ......... hare ram hare ram ram ram hare hare .................. love krishna.
Posted by sumit 3 year, 18 days ago

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