Gopala is the aspect of Lord Krishna as the cowherd. In this Krishna often spots a bamboo flute (venu). One of the three sanctorums contains a tall image of Krishna playing the flute as the icon.

Inside the temple, you can also see a beautiful panel of Krishna playing the flute and the cows listening to the music.This is a classic theme in the Hindu mythology.

Venugopala , Somnathpur
Venugopala , Somnathpur

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Venugopala , Somnathpur
Venugopala , Somnathpur
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