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Dwarka Temple

 


Ambaji Temple

 

Akshardham

 
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  • 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.

        
  • Ambaji
    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 here.


        
  • Becharaji
    Another important seat of Mother Goddess in Mehasana district. Hindu devotees especially childless women visit the temple.
      
  • Dakor
    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
    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 the sea.
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    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.
    Rukmani Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna's wife. It is very popular among the pilgrims.
    Nageshwar Mahadev, 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.
      
    Accessibility:
    Air - Nearest airport Jamnagar, 145 kms
    Rail - Dwarka is on the Western Railway line.
    Road - Well connected by road.

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