Dwarka is one of the Chardhams, four sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, and is one of the Sapta Puri, the seven most ancient religious cities in the country. Dwarka is often identified with the Dwarka Kingdom, the ancient kingdom of Krishna, and is believed to have been the first capital of Gujarat.
What is the capital of Dwarka?
Dvaraka is one of the Sapta Puri (seven sacred cities) of Hinduism. In the Mahabharata, it was a city located in what is now Dwarka, formerly called Kushasthali, the fort of which had to be repaired by the Yadavas. In this epic, the city is described as a capital of the Anarta Kingdom.
Why Lord Krishna left Mathura and went to Dwarka?
Mythology has it that Lord Krishna shifted to Dwarka after renouncing war. It is said that Lord Krishna killed his maternal uncle Kamsa and made his grandfather Ugrasen king of Mathura. To save his people, Krishna and the Yadavas decided to move the capital from Mathura to Dwarka.
Did Radha Rani have periods?
In Jamu, Radhas village in western Nepal, her status is lower than a dogs, because she is menstruating. She is only 16, yet, for the length of her period, Radha cant enter her house or eat anything but boiled rice. Radha stands outside the chhaupadi hut where she sleeps during her period.