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  ?Nathdwara
Rajasthan • India
Coordinates: 24°56′N 73°49′E / 24.93, 73.82
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

• 585 m (1,919 ft)
District(s) Rajsamand
Population 37,007 (2001)

Coordinates: 24°56′N 73°49′E / 24.93, 73.82 , Rājasthān (DevanāgarÄ«: राजस्थान, IPA: )   is the largest state of the Republic of India in terms of area but encompasses most of the area of the large, inhospitable Great Indian Desert (Thar Desert) which has an edge that parallels the Sutlej-Indus river valley along its border with... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Locator_Dot. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Location of Mirzapur and the 82. ... The geography of India is extremely diverse, with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, plains, rainforests, hills and plateaus. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The divisions of a district. ... Rajsamand District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in western India. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Nathdwara is a town in Rajasthan state of western India. It is located on the Banas River in Rajsamand District, just north of Udaipur. This holy town is famous for its temple of Krishna which houses the Shrinathji, a 12th century idol (murti) of Krishna. The idol was moved in the 17th century from Govardhan hill, near Mathura, to protect it from the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb's campaign against Hindu worship in his empire. The Haveli of Shrinathji (as the temple is called), was once a royal palace of the Sesodia Rajput rulers of Mewar. Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... , Rājasthān (DevanāgarÄ«: राजस्थान, IPA: )   is the largest state of the Republic of India in terms of area but encompasses most of the area of the large, inhospitable Great Indian Desert (Thar Desert) which has an edge that parallels the Sutlej-Indus river valley along its border with... The Banas is a river of Rajasthan state in western India. ... Rajsamand is a town of Rajasthan state of western India. ... Udaipur   (उदयपुर) is a city and a municipal council in Udaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. ... Krishna (IAST , the Sanskrit for dark or black) (see below), is according to common Hindu tradition the eighth avatar of Vishnu. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Nathdwara. ... (11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... Krishna holding Govardhan hill from Smithsonian Institute’s collections Govardhan hill, literal meaning the increasing cattle, was the name of a mythical hill near Vrindavan. ... , Mathura   (Hindi: मथुरा, Urdu: متھرا) is a holy city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. ... The Mughal Empire (alternative spelling Mogul, which is the origin of the word Mogul) of India was founded by Babur in 1526, when he defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of Panipat. ... Aurangzeb (Persian: (November 3, 1618 – March 3, 1707), also known as Alamgir I, was the ruler of the Mughal Empire from 1658 until 1707. ... The Sisodia, Sesodia (or Sisodya) are a Rajput clan who ruled the kingdom of Mewar in Rajasthan. ... Rajput is a Caste among Hindus and Muslims in India, Pakistan and Nepal. ... Mewar is a region of south-central Rajasthan state in western India. ...

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Geography and Transport

Nathdwara is located at 24.93° N 73.82° E[1]. It has an average elevation of 585 metres (1919 feet).Being located just 48 km north of Udaipur in Rajasthan this town is easily reached by air or road. A steady stream of pilgrims have ensured a plentiful supply of transport and accommodation at Nathadwara. Set amid idyllic hills, it provides a welcome respite from the scorching heat of Rajasthan. The metre or meter is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The Lake Palace in Udaipur Udaipur (उदयपुर) is a city in Rajasthan, India. ... , Rājasthān (DevanāgarÄ«: राजस्थान, IPA: )   is the largest state of the Republic of India in terms of area but encompasses most of the area of the large, inhospitable Great Indian Desert (Thar Desert) which has an edge that parallels the Sutlej-Indus river valley along its border with...


History

Shri Chaitanya Charitamrita Madhya 4 narrates the story of Gaudiya Vaishnava sannyasi Madhavendra Puri who was visited by Shri Gopalji (original name of Shri Nathji) in Vrindavan and given a pot of milk. Later He appeared to him in a dream and instructed him to excavate His idol from a jungle and install it in a temple on Govardhan hill. The installation was accompanied by Annakuta ceremony, a huge feast offered to the Lord. His worship was taken over by devotees in the Vallabha sampradaya shortly after Srila Madhavendra Puri's disappearance. The Chaitanya Charitamrita is the biography written by Sri Krishnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, a pivotal figure of the Hindu sect Gaudiya Vaishnavism. ... Gaudiya Vaishnavism, (Bengal) Vaishnavism, is a sect of Hinduism founded by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. ... Sanyasa (pronounced sanyaas) symbolises the conception of the mystic life in Hinduism where a person is now integrated into the spiritual world after wholly giving up material life. ... Vrindavan, in Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh is a town on the site of the original forest of Vrindavana. ... Krishna holding Govardhan hill from Smithsonian Institute’s collections Govardhan hill, literal meaning the increasing cattle, was the name of a mythical hill near Vrindavan. ... Vallabhacharya (1479 - 1531) called his system of thought Shuddhadvaita (pure monism). ...

The Holy Gate
The Holy Gate

This modest temple attracts Krishna devotees from all over the world including various parts of India, but is significantly important to the Gujarati people of India, thereby making it one of the wealthiest temples of India. The town is often called Shrinathji rather than its original Nathdwara. During any major Hindu festival it is common to see enormous crowds packing the entire town and the temple complex. Gateway To Temple File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... , Gujarat (Gujarati: , IPA:  ) is a state in the Republic of India. ... The word temple has different meanings in the fields of architecture, religion, geography, anatomy, and education. ... This article discusses the adherents of Hinduism. ...



Life in this town revolves around the Haveli, the term used for all the temples of the Pushtimarg Vaishnavism. Interestingly, this is one of the most colourful sects within the devotional side of Hinduism which also happens to be one of the few that do not advocate renunciation for spiritual growth. It is this worldly, practical and realistic view of life that lends itself to the colourfulness of the sect. Shri Nathjis Haveli - http://www. ... Temple dedicated to the worship of Vishnu as Venkateswara. ...


Shrinathji was evidently quite popular with other medieval devotees as well as there were Gaudiya preachers who founded Shrinathaji temples in present-day Pakistan (Dera Ghazi Khan). Shrinathji was even worshiped as far away as Russia (in the lower Volga region) and other places on the Central Asian trade routes. Tradition holds that he will one day return to Govardhana. For other meanings of the word Volga see Volga (disambiguation) Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed 1. ...


Demographics

As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Nathdwara had a population of 37,007. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nathdwara has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 65%. In Nathdwara, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...


Notable Citizens

Famous miniature painter B.G. Sharma was born in Nathdwara on August 5, 1924[2]. The Shri B.G.Sharma Art Gallery is located in 50 km away in Udaipur[3]. Bhanwar lal Girdhari lal Sharma (B. G. Sharma) is an award-winning painter from Rajasthan, India. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ...


Political Leader & Writer Ms. Dr. Girija Vyas Born in Nathdwara. (Present Chirperson of National Women Commission ).


Freedom Fighter Late Sh. Narendra Pal Singh Choudhary was born in Nathdwara


Freedom Fighter & Leader Master Kishan Lal Sharma was born in Nathdwara.


Freedom Fighter & formor pradhan of khamnore panchayat samiti late sh. Raghunath Paliwal was born in Nathdwara. MODERN ART ARTIST- SHREE GAGAN DADHICH(TERACOTA ART) SHREE YUGAL KISHOR SHARMA(MINIATUR ART IN CONTEMPARARY) SHREE YOGESH AMANA(STREET SEENS)LAND SCAP OF CITY. SHREE PRASHANT SONI(BAND MASTERS LIFE).


See also

YOUNG ARTISTE OF MODERN ART IS-GAGAN DADHICH,YOGESH AMANA,PRASHANT SONI,YUGAL KISHOR SHRMA,SUNIL CHODHARI Krishna holding Govardhan hill from Smithsonian Institute’s collections Govardhan hill, literal meaning the increasing cattle, was the name of a mythical hill near Vrindavan. ...


External links

YOGESH AMANA,GURJAR GARH VALLABH PURA NATHDWARA,RAJSAMAND, MO.9413479917


References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nathdwara
  2. ^ Udaipur Plus biography retrieved June 1, 2007
  3. ^ Fodor's Rajasthan: B.G. Sharma Art Gallery in Udaipur retrieved June 1, 2007


State of Rajasthan
Rajasthan Topics
Capital Jaipur
Divisions Ajmer | Bharatpur | Bikaner | Jaipur | Jodhpur | Kota | Udaipur
Districts Ajmer | Alwar | Banswara | Baran | Barmer | Bhilwara | Bikaner | Bharatpur | Bundi | Chittorgarh | Churu | Dausa | Dholpur | Dungarpur | Ganganagar | Hanumangarh | Jaipur | Jaisalmer | Jalore | Jhalawar | Jhunjhunu | Jodhpur | Karauli | Kota | Nagaur | Pali | Rajsamand | Sawai Madhopur | Sikar | Sirohi | Tonk | Udaipur
Major cities AlwarBhilwaraBikanerJaipurJaisalmerJodhpurUdaipur

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