Dwarka Temple Timings

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Dwarka Temple Timings

Dwarka, one of the Chardham of the All-India Chardham circuit and one of the ‘Sapta Puris’ is quite popular among the devout pilgrims who crave to visit Dwarka at least once in their lifetime and soak in the religious aura of the place. Dwarkadheesh temple is the prime attraction of Dwarka and pulls pilgrims from far and wide all year round.

Opening and Closing Time

The Dwarkadheesh temple is an abode of Lord Krishna who had been the legendary king of Dwarka many thousands of years ago. Each day the temple of Dwarkadheesh opens up at 6.30 am in the morning and closes at 9.30pm at night. Each day the Lord enshrined here in the form of a four armed black stone statue is given royal king-like treatment in the form of various rituals of the ‘Nityakram’ and in the course of these rituals the temple opens and closes several times. A specific time schedule is maintained for each of the rituals and the time schedule/time table is given below-

Morning Time Schedule

Between 6.30 am to 7.00 am Morning Mangal Aarti takes place
Between 7.00 am to 8.00 am Mangal Darshan; the first of all Darshan, begin and devotees start streaming in.
Between 8.00 am  to 9.00 am Snan Vidhi or Abhishek Puja of the lord takes place and Darshan is closed during that time.
Between 9.00 am to 9.30 am Sringar Darshan is allowed to the devotees who get a real visual treat watching the lord being dressed up in his resplendent attire.
Between 9.30 am to 9.45 am Lord is given Snan Bhog and Darshan is closed during that time
Between 9.45 am to 10.15 am Sringar Darshan begins again and devotees are allowed to catch glimpse of the lord.
Between 10.15 am to 10.30 am Lord is given Sringar Bhog and Darshan is closed during that time.
Between 10.30 am to 10.45 am Sringar Aarti of the lord is done and devotees are allowed to partake in the Aarti
Between 11.05 am to 11.20 am Lord is served with Gwal bhog and darshan is closed during that time.
Between 11.20 am to 12.00 noon Darshan is allowed
Between 12.00 noon to 12.20 pm Lord is served with Raj Bhog and Darshan is closed during that time
Between 12.20 pm to 1.00 pm Darshan is allowed
1.00 pm Anosar takes place and so, Darshan is closed

Evening Time Schedule

5.00 pm Uthappan takes place and first Darshan of the evening is allowed
Between 5.30 pm to 5.45 pm Uthappan Bhog is served to the lord and Darshan is closed during this time
Between 5.45 pm to 7.15 pm Darshan is allowed to the devotees
Between 7.15 pm to 7.30 pm lord is served with Sandhya Bhog and Darshan is closed during that time
Between 7.30 pm to 7.45 The splendid Sandhya Aarti of the lord is done
Between 8.00 pm to 8.10 pm Lord is served with Shayan Bhog and Darshan is closed during this time
Between 8.10 pm to 8.30 pm Darshan is allowed to devotees
Between 8.30 pm to 8.35 pm Shayan Aarti of the lord is done
Between 8.35 pm to 9.00 pm Darshan is allowed to the devotees
Between 9.00 pm to  9.20 pm lord is served with Banta Bhog and then is given ‘Shayan’. Darshan is closed during this time
Between 9.20 pm to 9.30 pm Darshan is allowed to devotees
9.30 pm Darshan Mandir is shut down

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