Holi Festival in Mathura :

Mathurais a birth place of Lord Krishna and Holi is a very religious festival in this city. Every year, people from all over the world visit Mathura to celebrate Holi festival in this city of Lord Krishna.  Here, people experience the Holi festival associated with Radha and Lord Krishna and play the tricks that Lord Krishna used to play with gopis. The main aim of this festival is to increase love and devotion and you can also experience this romance in the Holi atmosphere of Krishna-nagari. You will definitely fell into love and devotion by taking a single breath and colors of Holi will help you in this.

Holi in Mathura and Vrindavan

Holi in Mathura and Vrindavan

People of Mathura have strong bonding with Lord Krishna and so they celebrate Holi for a week. Celebration is done in all major Krishna temples on different day. For tourists, it will be very interesting to see the celebrations at Bakai-Bihari temple situated at Vrindavan. Here, you will found people totally wrapped up in colors of Holi and spirit of devotion.

Another famous place for Holi celebrations is Gulal-Kund, a beautiful lake located in Braj near Govardhan Mountain. Here, local boys play drama of Krishna-Lila and they re-enact this Holi act on a regular basis on this lake. So, tourists can enjoy this act at different times of the year.

People ofMathurahave so much passion that they go to temple all the six days and get drench in colored water in the name of Lord Krishna.

Tradition of Holi was started from Radha andKrishna. According to religious beliefs, Krishna Was jealous of Radha’s fair complexion and one day in his naughty mood applied color on her face. Since then there is a tradition of playing colors. Tourists will really enjoy by visiting Mathura at the time of Holi festival as the city looks very colorful in this season.

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Gopastami is one of the mast auspicious celebrations of lord Krishna’s festival. It is the festival which is observe each of

Krishna cow

Krishna cow

the year on eighth day of bright moon night in the month of Kartika according to Hindu calendar. This festival is most important for Shri Krishna’s devotee. On this day of Gopastami lord Krishna and his elder brother named Balarama turned to pure cowherd.

Gopastami is the festival which is about the celebration of cows. Lord Krishna loved to play with cows.

On this day of Gopastami festival various places related to lord Krishna celebrate a fantastic program. On this day people decorated their cows with various types of colors and other elements of adornment. They colored horns of their cows. They prepare delicious foods for their cows. During that time of Gopastami festival people also perform various types of ritual activities. They also perform a ritual fast for this day.

Celebration of Gopastami at Lord Krishna’s Temples:

On the occasion of Gopastami festival in various parts of the county organizes various programs. They worship lord Krishna with worshipping of cows. According to people cows are the right place to find lord Krishna. In Nathdwara, Kankroli, Mayapur temple, Vrindavan temple of lord Krishna, Dwarka temple of Krishna are the major places where people celebrated this Gopastami festival with great enthusiasm.

Gopastami In Year 2013: 10th November

Gopastami celebrated each of the years as on eighth day of bright fortnight of Kartika month of Hindu calendar.

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