Very few people are aware that the city of Bharatpur
that is known around the world for its bird sanctuary
also has a number of temples that are a beautiful work
of art. Known for their architecture, these temples
see a large number of devotees from all across the nation.
Banke Bihari temple in Bharatpur is another such temple
that is always crowded with hundreds of devotees.
Nestled in the center of the city, this temple is established
on a vast expanse of land. Inspired by Brij architecture,
this temple has a beautiful building. The main hall
of the temple has striking statues of Lord Krishna and
is perpetual companion Radha. Amazing pictures depicting
the childhood of Lord Krishna are shown on the walls
of the verandah outside the main hall. Wonderful paintings
of various deities have been beautifully painted on
the walls and ceilings of the temple.
Hundreds of devotees gather at the temple premises
to be a part of the morning and evening aarti that is
a major attraction at the temple. The idols of the lords
are dressed up beautifully before the aarti and are
unveiled once the statues are decorated from head to
toe with beautiful jewels and clothes. A large number
of followers wait outside at the verandah to get a glimpse
of the lord.
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