The eternal abode in which Krishna manifests Himself as the Lord of the Yadavas. During His descent to earth, Krishna reclaimed Mathura for the Yadavas by killing Kamsa and installing Ugrasena on the throne. Krishna resided in Mathura for thirty-three years before relocating the Yadavas to Dvaraka.
A city which was founded by Satrughana
The city where Krishna killed Kamsa, His original city of residence after Vrindâvana.
Holy place associated with Krishna.
A city to the west of the gangetic plain. This has been identified by some as the 'summer palace' of the Kushan monarchs. A royal shrine with statues of Vima Taktu and other Kushan monarchs have been found near the modern city. It was the center of a school of art with strong Roman and Greek influence. It shares with the Gandharan school the distinction of being the first school to depict the Buddha in human form.
Lord Krishn a's abode, and apparent birth place. The place where Krishna performed His pastimes as the prince of the Yadu dynasty. It is also the name of the district where Vraja (Vrindavan) is located.
Mathura (Hindi: à¤®à¤¥à¥à¤°à¤¾, Urdu: Ù…ØªÚ¾Ø±Ø§) is a holy city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India, located approximately 50 km north of Agra, and 150 km south of Delhi. It is the administrative centre of Mathura District of Uttar Pradesh. During the ancient period, this was an economic hub, located at the junction of some relatively important caravan routes.