Nathdwara/Eklingji Day Tour
Shrinath ji Shrinathji was brought to Mewar Kingdom at the time of Maharana Raj Singh ji through Gwalior & Agra for protection from destruction of Hindu temples, during the oppressive reign of Mughal Empror Aurangazeb, The chariot carrying the image is believed to have stuck in mud at Sihad village of Mewar while traveling, and hence the idol was established in a temple built with the permission of the then Rana of Mewar. As per the religious myths, the shrine at Nathdwara was built in the 17th century at the spot as ordained by Shrinathji himself .
Tour start according to Nathdwar darshan timing – suitable times to start from Udaipur is
07:30 am for Gwal darshan 09:05 am to 09:35 Am
10:00 am for Rajbhog darshan 11:15 am to 12:15 noon
Start after lunch time for late afternoon darshan. We donot recemond any guided tour for shrinath ji and during the darshan time People offer you as a private darshan. We are not involve in any donation at temple during Nathdwara darshan.
This temple of Eklingji was built in 734 AD. Enclosed by high walls, it is devoted to Eklingji (A form of Shiv Deity adored under the epithet of EKLINGA). One of the prominent deity of the Maharanas of Mewar, worshiped as Mahadeva Chaumukhi, the quadriform divinity, represented by a bust with four faces., it has an ornate Man dap [A pillared hall] and the huge pyramidal roof composed of hundreds of knots very vividly carved and finely decorated with the coloured stones. Before the entrance in the main temple there is a beautifully sculpted huge Nandi the sacred brazen bull who is the loyal steed of Lord Shiva and has his altar attached to all his shrines.
Nagda, that is located at 23 kilometers from Udaipur, is the former capital of the ancient Mewar. Though initially known as Naga-hrada, present day Nagda was found in the 6th century by the Nagaditya. Tourists mainly come to this part to see the ruins of the Vishnu, Shiva, Jain temples that reflect the great architecture of the past days. Of the local architectures that characterize this place the 'Sas-bahu temple' and the temple of 'Adbudji' are the most renowned.
The 'Sas-bahu temple' of Nagda is one of the most famous for the exotic range of carvings that mostly remind one of the relics of the great Indian epic of Ramayana. Divided in two parts the 'Sas' temple is lager compared to the 'bahu' part. Built in the 10th century this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Enjoy the exquisite octagonal ceilings of the 'Bahu' temple that houses eight female figurines that reflect the rich artistic skills of the ancient architecture. If you visit this pace you can find a total of 10 smaller shrines surrounding the 'Sas temple' while the 'bahu temple' has 4 temples.
Included in the Tour
- Aircondition Car
- Tour Guide
- Parking, Taxes
Excluded in the Tour
- Any Personal Expenses Time : upto 4 hours