Kanak Vrindavan is a beautiful temple and garden complex situated close to Amer Palace in Jaipur. These temples are dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Kanak Vrindavan Jaipur, as seen from distance.
History of Kanak Vrindavan Temple, Jaipur
Temples at Kanak Vrindavan date back to 1713 AD when Maharajah Jai Singh II, founder of Jaipur ordered construction of a new temple for establishing deity of Lord Govind Dev ji which was moved from Govind Devji Temple in Vridavana in 1669 AD after Mughal emperor Aurangzeb issued orders to destroy Hindu temples across India. Vrindavana is the birth place of Lord Krishna, also famed for ISKON/ Hare Krishna movement.
This movement of deities from Vrindavana to Amer/ Jaipur was precautionary as the Kachhava rulers of Jaipur were devout followers of Lord Govind Dev ji. In part, it…
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