The daily poojas and sevas that take place daily as a part of the Dwarkadhish Temple rituals are:
|Offering of bhogs: Mangal Bhog,Makhan Bhog, Snan Bhog and Shringar Bhog.|
|Offering sevas such as: Palna, Shayan Bhog, Paan Seva, Milk Seva, Vegetable Seva, Flower Seva, Fruit Seva and Misri Seva|
Festivals celebrated at Dwarkadhish Temple
Some of the festivals celebrated at Dwarkadhish temple are:
- Janmashtami -The celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna includes a series of Poojas and rituals. It starts right from Mangal Aarti in the morning to the Parna Rom the next day. They also perform Abhishekams throughout the day with Tulsi and Chandan.
- Annakut Utsav – This festival is celebrated on the first day of the Kartik month. It includes preparing and offering a variety of sweets to God.
- Tulsi Vivah – This day signifies the marriage of Lord Vishnu with Tulsi Devi. The festival starts on the 11th day of the Kartik month. It contiues for 4 days.
- Holi – The festival of colors is the favorite festival of Lord Krishna.
- Akshaya Tritiya – The third day of the Vaisakh month is popular as the Akshaya Tritiya. The day marks the beginning of summer season. The priests dress the idol of Lord Krishna with flowers and Chandan instead of the usual dress.
- Rath Yatra – On the 2nd of the Ashadh month, devotees keep a representation of Lord Krishna in a chariot. They then take the chariot around the city. Also, on the same day Krishna decided to become the Sarathi (Driver) of Arjuna’s chariot in Mahabharatha.
- One should prefer formal and decent dresses while visiting the Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka, Gujarat. Avoid shorts and mini skirts.
- For eating, one can find several hotels and restaurants near the Temple and in other parts. Mainly vegetarian cuisine is available.
- The temple does not allow mobile phones, camera, wallet etc inside the temple premises.
- The best time to visit Dwarka and participate in the Dwarkadhish temple rituals is between October and March because during these months the weather is good.