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Kesi Ghat Vrindavan Uttar Pradesh India

Kesi Ghat in Vrindavan is one of the most important Ghats of Vrindavan and center of various type of activities. It is surrounded by majestic palaces, Yamuna River and Madan Mohan Temple. Sunrise at this ghat gives a different landscape in background of various religious activities on ghats. People who visit Vrindavan never lose opportunity to bathe and perform rituals at this Ghat.

Kesi Ghat is one of the most important and most visited ghats of Vrindavan Town.

   Location of famous Kesi Ghat in Vrindavan, India

Kesi Ghat is located near Madan Mohan Temple and Chir Ghaton the banks of River Yamuna.

  What is meaning of Kesi?

Kesi was the name of the demon horse killed by Lord Krishna.

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   Legend of Kesi Ghat in Vrindavan, India

It is believed that in Dwapar Age as described in Hindu Scriptures Kamsa, the maternal uncle and dreadful demon of Mathura tried many attempts to kill Lord Krishna. One of these attempts was to send Demon Kesi or Kesi who was shaped like Horse, to kill Krishna. Demon tried to kill Lord Krishna by attacking him but he failed and supreme lord thrust his hand into the mouth of Demon Kesi. He excreted immense lump of dung and his body scattered into parts. After this eventLord Krishna came to wash himself in River Yamuna. Since then, the place is called Kesi Ghat.

  Prayer and Aarti at famous Kesi Ghat in Vrindavan, India

Aarti is performed from 6 to 8 AM and from 6 to 8 PM in evenings. A grand ritualistic process takes at this place. Then people and priests chant Mantra in very exultant frame of mind.Foreigners and native both are equally allowed to participate at this place. There is no entry fee for performance of Aarti at Kesi Ghat.

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