Popularly known as ‘Brajbhoomi’, Mathura is a holy town for Hindus situated in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Mathura finds its description in great epics Mahabharata and Bhagvata Purana as the capital of the Surasena Kingdom belonging to Kansa the maternal uncle of Shri Krishna. The town of Mathura was the part of Mauryan Empire and renowned as one of the first two places for production of Buddha images in various postures.
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