Rukmini Temple - Dwarka Queen Visitation

From childhood we had read and heard that Lord Krishna's first queen was Rukmini. To say means that he first married Rukmini. Then came Satyabhama, Jambwati and others. It is another matter that in the popular paintings and statues of Krishna, you will see them mostly with Radha. Although some forms are also shown with Krishna Rukmini. Like his power with Krishna's Vitthal form Rukmini lives with him. Therefore, with the Krishna, the names of both Radha and Rukmini are taken with reverence. On one hand, Radha is dominated by the Braj land. It is also called Radhakshtra.On the other hand, Rukmini is worshiped with Krishna in Dwarka only. Most of the devotees worship Rukmini only, while some idols of Radha are...

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From childhood we had read and heard that Lord Krishna's first queen was Rukmini. To say means that he first married Rukmini. Then came Satyabhama, Jambwati and others. It is another matter that in the popular paintings and statues of Krishna, you will see them mostly with Radha. Although some forms are also shown with Krishna Rukmini. Like his power with Krishna's Vitthal form Rukmini lives with him. Therefore, with the Krishna, the names of both Radha and Rukmini are taken with reverence. On one hand, Radha is dominated by the Braj land. It is also called Radhakshtra.On the other hand, Rukmini is worshiped with Krishna in Dwarka only. Most of the devotees worship Rukmini only, while some idols of Radha are also in Dwarka.

Rukmini Mandir is located near small pond outside the city of Dwarka. This temple is about 2 KM from Dwaradhish main temple. There is possibility that in ancient time there is forest at this place. Rukmini temple in Dwarka is believed to be built in 12 Century.