|Elevation||176 m (577 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Baldeo town of Mathura district, which is about a 25 km from Mathura. Mathura to reach here by bus, taxi arrangements etc. According to Hindu mythology, Baldeo is the place where Lord Krishna's elder brother named 'Baldeo' use to rule. It is also known as 'Dauji' in the local areas around mathura as the other name of Lord Baldeo was 'Dau Ji maharaj'. Additionally, there is a famous temple in Baldeo of 'Dau Ji Maharaj', where there is a stone statue of him with his wife 'Revati maiyya', situated.
As of 2001[update] India census, Baldeo had a population of 9695. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Baldeo has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.
This town Baldeo(Dauji) is famous because of this historical temple of shri dauji maharaj ( Balram). In fact because of this temple town got this name. He is the elder brother of Yogiraj Shri Krishna.
This temple has been established some where around 1580 AD. For celebrating the establishment every year in December at the day of Margshish poornima ( according to Vikram samwat calander) MELA has been organised.
All the festivals related to hinduism has been celebrated in the temple. Holi is celebrated as HURANGA in the Shri Dauji maharaj Mandir is very much popular and the people from various places including outside the country used to for attending it.
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- Pushkar, Hitendra. "Shri Dauji Maharaj Temple Baldev, Baldeo Village, Dauji Huranga | Shri Mathura Ji". shrimathuraji.com. Retrieved 2017-03-21.
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