Dwarka – the gateway to heaven

Dwarkadheesh Temple

Dwarka, one of the char (four) dhams, is a must on every Hindu pilgrim’s itinerary. It has been referred to throughout history as “Mokshapuri”, where the soul attains salvation. It is also known as the kingdom of Lord Krishna, where he came to live after slaying his evil uncle Kansa. “Dwarka” comes from “Swarg ka Dwar”, which literally means the gateway to heaven.

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