Mayapur India
4.5/5
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Best Session
January - December
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Ideal Duration
2
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Station:
Nabadwip (25 Km)
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Major Airports
Kolkata (125 Km)
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Weather
34.78 ° C
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Weather Type
Clouds
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Overview

Mayapur a very holy and sacred place is located on the banks of the Ganges river. It is at the point of the confluence of Ganga with the Jalangi. Mayapur Dham is one of the nine islands of Navadweep and is situated 130 km north of Kolkata. Krishna Devotees consider this place as pious as Mathura or Vrindavana.
Mayapur holds a special place in the heart of the Gaudiya Vaishnaviites as it is the place where in 1486 AD. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu regarded as an incarnation of lord Krishna was born.
Chants of Hare Krishna, reverberates the air of this place with devotees dancing and singing in ecstasy. The atmosphere here is very serene and fills your mind with peace. ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness established their centre in the 1970s thus transforming the whole place.

There are many attractions in and around Mayapur which can be fully enjoyed if you plan to stay here a couple of days. During Janmashtami, Dol yatra( Holi) and other festivals of the Vaishnava calendar Mayapur is thronged by a large number of visitors as well as devotees.

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