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Vrindavan Darshan

Radhavallabh Ji Temple, Vrindavan

Vrindavan Darshan
Vrindavan Darshan

Radhavallabh Ji Temple, Vrindavan

The exact date of construction of ‘Radhavallabh Ji Temple’ of Vrindavan is unknown but it is certain that Mughal Emperor Akbar must have approved its construction and its construction work was completed during the period of Jahangir. This model was built for Shri Radhavallabh ji, a devotee of Odit Harivansh. Temple builder Sunderlal Kayastha was the Diwan of Akbar’s courtier Abdul Rahim Khankhana and was posted in the operation of the state treasury. It is said that Sunderlal Kayastha, a resident of Deoband, built this temple around 1584 with the inspiration of Ohit Harivansh Mahaprabhu. Aurangzev’s evil eye also fell on ‘Radhavallabh Temple’ but the Mughal invaders could not reach the peak of the temple. Like other temples of Pundavan, the temple of Radhavallabh ji is also important from historical point of view. F.S. Grouse has greatly praised the architectural style of this temple in his book.

During the Mughal period, the idol of this temple remained in a place called Kaman in Rajasthan for about 123 years. Vigraha was transferred to Vrindavan in 1842.Was brought in and restored.

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