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Kankroli Dwarka

Kankroli Dwarka temple, Rajsamand district, Rajasthan Kankroli Dwarka temple, Rajsamand district, RajasthanMeditation: I meditate on Lord Krishna in the form of Lord Dwarkadheesh of Kankroli Dwarka.

Kankroli Dwarka: Kankroli Dwarka is a famous pilgrimage of Lord Dwarkadheesh associated with the Vallabha sampradaya (another famous temple is Nathdwara). The temple is located in Kankroli town, 65 km from the city of Udaipur in Rajasthan. The town is surrounded by the Aravalli Hills. The temple is situated on the bank of the Rajsamand Lake. It is around 16 km from the famous Nathdwara Temple.

Legend of Kankroli Dwarka: According to legend the idol of this temple is very old and worshipped by king Ambareesha in the Treta Yuga. The idol was worshipped in Mathura in a temple built by king Vikramaditya till 1670 AD. When Aurangzeb attacked Vraja Bhoomi in 1670 AD, many temple idols were moved to safer places. Srinathji was moved to Nathdwara and Dwarkadheesh to Kankroli. Maharana Raj Singh is said to have built this temple in around 1676 AD. The temple located on the bank of the Rajsamand lake has a very soothing ambience.

• Kankroli Dwarka temple is located in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan.

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