Shri Banke Bihari
Shri Bankey Bihari Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, in the holy city of Vrindavan in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated near Shri RadhaVallabh Temple.This temple is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan including Shri RadhaVallabh Ji, Shri Govind Dev Ji and four others. Bankey Bihari Ji was originally worshipped at Nidhivana. Bankey means “bent in three places” and Bihari means “supreme enjoyer.” The image of Lord Krishna stands in the Tribhanga posture. Haridas Swami originally worshipped this devotional image under the name of Kunj-Bihari (“Enjoyer of Lakes”).
‘Bānke’ means ‘bent’, and ‘Bihāri’ or ‘Vihāri’ means ‘enjoyer’. This is how Kṛṣṇa, who is bent in three places, got the name “Bānke Bihāri”.
How to Reach:
Mathura 46 km away Kheria Airport (AGR), Agra, Uttar Pradesh Mathura 136 km away Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), New Delhi, Delhi
There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Mathura. Railway Station(s): Mathura Junction (MTJ), Mathura Cantt. (MRT)
Mathura is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses. Bus Station(s): Mathura