Dwarkadhish Temple, commonly known as Dwarka Temple, is one of the most important and revered Hindu temples located in the city of Dwarka in the Indian state of Gujarat. This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is believed to have established his kingdom here in ancient times.
- Religious Significance: The Dwarkadhish Temple holds great religious significance for Hindus, particularly followers of Lord Krishna. It is considered one of the Char Dham (four principal pilgrimage sites) for Hindus, and it is often referred to as the "Dwarka Dham."
- Lord Krishna: The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is worshipped here as "Dwarkadhish" or "King of Dwarka." According to Hindu mythology, Dwarka was the capital of Lord Krishna's kingdom, and the temple is believed to be situated at the spot where Lord Krishna's original palace once stood.
- Festivals: Dwarkadhish Temple celebrates various festivals with great enthusiasm. Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, is a major festival celebrated here with grand processions and religious fervor.
- Location: Dwarkadhish Temple is located in the town of Dwarka, which is part of the Devbhoomi Dwarka district in Gujarat. It is easily accessible by road and is a significant pilgrimage destination.