Madurai Vs Mathura

We all know There are two Madurai in India, in north India they call it Mathura. There are lots of similarities between two Madurai.

  • Madurai was located in the bank of vaigai, Mathura was located in the bank of river yamuna.
  • Madurai "Siva sthalam" lord Shiva got "moksham" here,
  • comparably Mathura "vainava sthalam" lord Krishna's birth place.
  • In the literature s Madurai noted as "then Madurai"( south Madurai ) to avoid confusion, Both Ramayana and Mahabharata have mentioned these two cities. King Asoka stone inscription(" kal vettu") of year 3BC have mentioned Madurai.