Gokul – The Land of Lord Krishna Childhood

Gokul is the place where Lord SHRI Krishna meets to SHRI Radha Rani who is lifelong love of SHRI Krishna, and gives a lesson to all worlds about love. He made lot of bal leelas her like ‘Makhan Chori’, Matka Fori, Gopiya sang Rass etc.

Whenever we talking about Braj Prikarma or Mathura Tour, Gokul is a fabulous place of Brij Region because it’s a place where lord Krishna shifted after birth with foster father Nand Baba and Mother Yashoda Maiya and spend his childhood an made lot of bal leelas. It’s located approx 16 kms from the holy city Mathura and 160 Kms from Delhi – NCR.

Gokul also know by Mahavan and Brahdvan, it is the area of largest forest that is decorated by different kinds of tree, creeper and flowers beautifully. The story started with Kind Vasudeva and Devki who is the real father and mother of lord Krishna. Devki is the sister of cruel Kansa, who is the king of Mathura and maternal Uncle of Lord Krishna. Kansa is a cruel king but a good brother and he loved to his sister devki and fulfilled hers all wish. Devki married to Vasudeva with great pomp and show. But during the marriage ceremony a heavenly prediction warned to Kansa that eighth sons of Devki will kill you and finish your cruel empire and after listen that all loves converted in hate and he ordered to take Devki and Vasudev to custody and decided to kill all children that were yield to Devki and his sister in law Vasudev.

Kansa killed all all his six Childs and waiting for seventh but seventh son was shifted to Rohini (Balarama Mothers) womb and similarly in the series of 8th when lord Krishna born in midnight a kansa cage, all the gatekeepers and military of Kansa sleeping deeply and all the gate was open due to radiant of lord Krishna, then Vasudev take new born baby in a basket and start journey to Gokul. When he reached at Nand raj house, the same time Yasoda Maiya also beget a baby who is ‘Mahamaya’ and then vasudev exchange her to lord Krishna and come back to Cage. When kansa wakeup he comes to cage and lifted mahamaya to kill but she prediction that your killer is still live in this earth and disappear to cage.

After that Kansa send Putna to Kill Krishna who is just infant in gokul but lord Krishna kill him by sucked her fed poisonous milk, after that Trinivarta and finally killed a Demon Bakasura. Lord Krishna also killed ‘Kaliya Naag’ in the deep of Yamuna River and after that dancing on his hood.

Gokul is the place where Lord SHRI Krishna meets to SHRI Radha Rani who is lifelong love of SHRI Krishna, and gives a lesson to all worlds about love. He made lot of bal leelas her like ‘Makhan Chori’, Matka Fori, Gopiya sang Rass etc.

When devotees comes to mathura they must need to Visit Gokul , here is lot of historical place to visit like Shri Thakurani Ghat, Nanda Bhavan, Raman Reti, Vitthalnath Temple, Brahmaand Ghat, Gokulnath Temple etc and after that comes to Goverdhan and take a stay with SHRI Radha Brij Vasundhara.

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