Pilgrimage Centres # Page 1
- Akshardham, Gandhinagar
The most famous temple of "Swaminarayan Sect",
the richest sect on the world. The temple is build by pink
stones with beautiful carvings. The Akshardham complex houses
the first ever interactive exhibition under one roof. It is
surrounded by lush green gardens and admirable fountains.
The Temple is dedicated to Goddess Ambaji. It is situated on the
Arasur Hill, and can be approached by raod from Abu Rd. In
Rajasthan, as wll as from all other important places in Gujarat.
Folk drama called 'Bhavai' is performed in the courtyards of the
temple. The Kumbhariya Jain temples are located just 3 km from
Another important seat of Mother Goddess in Mehasana
district. Hindu devotees especially childless women visit the
The temple town dedicated to Lork Krishna is 90 kms. from
Ahmedabad. The temple of Ranchodrai ha the ido of Lork Krishan
which is beloeved to be brought from Dwarka by a devotee.
Dwarka on the western coast of Gujarat, is one of the 'Char
Dhams' of Hindu pilgrimage. Lord Krishna settles and
established his kingdom overhere after leaving Mathura.
Archaelogical excavations reveal that the present day Dwarka
is the 6th city on this site, the earlier 5 have submerged in
More info on Dwarka
Places of Interest.
Dwarkadish (Jagat Mandir), bilieved to be more than 2500 years
old. The shrine consist of Nij Mandir , a hall of
audience; Sabha Grih, and a conical spire - Shikhar
. The main temple is five storeys high with the Shikhar
rising to the height of 157 mtrs.
dedicated to Lord Krishna's wife. It is very popular among the
17 kms from Dwarka, it enshrines one of the twelve
jyotirlingas. Gopi Talav Tirth is
23 kms from Dwarka.
Bet Dwarka, the
sacred pilgrim sight is 32 kms from Dwarka. It is bilieved
that Lord Krishna resided here with his family.
Air - Nearest airport
Jamnagar, 145 kms
Rail - Dwarka is on the Western
Road - Well connected by road.