Situated in Vrindavan, Mathura, Prem Mandir is a temple dedicated to Shri Radha Krishna and Shri Sita Ram on a 54-acre site on the outskirts of Vrindavan. The temple is maintained by Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat, an international non-profit, educational, spiritual, charitable trust. Established by the fifth Jagadguru, Kripalu Maharaj, the construction of the temple began in January 2001 and the inauguration ceremony took place from 15 February to 17 February 2012.

Location Raman Reti, District Mathura, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh


Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj was a Hindu spiritual leader and Jagadguru. He was the founder of Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat (JKP), a worldwide Hindu non-profit organization with 5 main ashrams; four in India and one in the United States. On 14th January 1957, Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj was awarded the title of Jagadguru (world teacher) at the age of 34 by Kashi Vidvat Parishat (the oldest and most recognised body of Varanasi's intellectuals). The Kashi Vidvat Parishat also conferred on him the titles Bhaktiyog-Ras-Avtar and Jagadguruttam. He is also known by the title Samanvaya-Acharya by his followers.


The foundation stone of the temple complex was laid by Kripalu Ji Maharaj on 14 January 2001. It took 1000 artists about 12 years to build the complex. Constructed entirely of Italian marble, the total dimensions of the Prem Mandir including its flag is 125 ft. high, 190 ft. long and the 128 ft. wide raised platform serves as the seat of the two-storeyed white monument.There is a circumambulation route on the mandir prangan and the platform of the temple, enabling visitors to view the 48 panels depicting the pastimes of Shri Radha Krishna which are carved on the outer walls of the temple. The walls are made of solid Italian marble, 3.25 ft. thick. The thickness of the walls of the garbha-griha is 8 ft to bear the weight of huge shikhar, swarna kalash and the Flag. Other than that, a 73,000 square feet, pillar-less, dome shaped satsang hall is being constructed next to Prem Mandir, which will accommodate 25,000 people at a time.


The culture of the people of Uttar Pradesh is very much fascinating and captivating. The people are known for their rich cultural heritage where they adhere to their traditional customs and practices. Apart from its natural gifts the people have nurtured a rich heritage of cultural elements. The people of Uttar Pradesh take the pride of bestowing the two great epics in Indian history namely Mahabharata and Ramayan.The culture of Uttar Pradesh, thus, has rightly imbibed this trend and manifested it in its various features. It is highly essential to mention about the fairs and festivals celebrated by the people which gives a glory to the culture of the people. Apart from the national festivals like Holi, Diwali and Makar Sankranti which are celebrated with great fervor the people also fete on many regional festivals and fairs like Taj Mahaotsav which attracts people from all over the globe. This festival recalls the inheritance of the Mughal era by displaying the fine marble replica toys of the Taj, Mughal jewelry, 'zari' clothing and much more.

Darsan Dresscode 

Wear traditional dress code on special days and avoid fashion wear for men

The temple is open from 5:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Darsan Info 

Morning pooja and arathi to Lord Krishna is at 5:30 AM and evening arathi is at 8:30 PM

Additional Info

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