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Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Vadtal

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Vadtal, the head quarter of Shri LaxmiNarayan Dev Gadi. This temple contains three main shrines. Among which the central shrine is consecrated by installing the idols of Shri LaxmiNarayan Dev. On the right of this, the idols of Shri Radha Krishna accompanied with Supreme Lord Shri Swaminarayan in the form of Shri […]

Swaminarayan Temple, Ahmedabad

The land for construction of this first shrine of Swaminarayan Sampraday, was gifted by the British Imperial Government. The task of constructing this pilgrimage place was entrusted personally by Lord Swaminarayan to Ananandand Swami. This was the first temple of the Swaminarayan Sampraday constructed as per scriptural norms with intricate carving in pure Burma-teak and […]

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Gadhada

This temple is one of six temples which was made under the supervision of swaminarayan. The land for constructing this temple in Gadhada, was donated by the court of Dada Khachar in Gadhada. Dada Khachar and his family were devotees of Swaminarayan. The temple was made in the courtyard of his own residence. The temple […]

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Bhuj

The Swaminarayan Temple of Bhuj is one of the most magnificent temples you will ever come across in this part of the country! Since its first brick installation ceremony on 7 May 2003, it has taken 7 years for its completion. Based on a grand podium, the new temple faces East and is constructed mainly […]

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Junagadh

The city of Junagadh is nestled in the lap of Mt. Girnar. The temple is located in the centre of the town. The land for this shrine was gifted by King Hemantsinh (Jinabhai, Darbar of Panchala), and memories of him have been maintained here. The foundation stone for the temple was laid at the hands […]

Swaminarayan chhapaiya temple

In this land known as ‘Bharat (India)’, during Kaliyuj, the evil and arson ruled the society creating tyranny and distrust amongst people. While the rulers were busy in their political conflicts, the people suffered economically, socially and religiously. In a congregation of Maryadik Rushi Uddavji Dharmadev and Bhaktimata at Badrikashram under the auspices of Bhagwan […]

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dholera

Dholera itself is an ancient port-city, 30 k.m. away from Dhandhuka of Ahmedabad district. The making this temple with three domes was supervised and planned by Nishkulanand Swami, Atmanand Swami, Akshardanand Swami and Dharmprasad Swami. The land for this abode of Gods, was gifted by Darbar Punjabhai. Shree Swaminarayan Bhagwan, when camping in Kamiala, was […]

Swaminarayan temple – jetalpur

ઉધ્ધવ સંપ્રદાયના પ્રવર્તક સદગુરુ રામાનંદ સ્વામી એ અનેક અન્નક્ષેત્ર બનાવ્યા તે પૈકીનુ જેતલપુર મંદિરમા એક અન્નક્ષેત્ર હતુ જેની સેવા પુજા ગંગામા કરતા. શ્રી હરિ નિલકંઠ વર્ણીના રુપે જેતલપુર પર્ધાયા અને ગંગામાંના ધેર થાળ જમ્યા. કેમ કે ગંગામાને અતિથિને જમાડ્યા વગર જમવુ નહિ એવો નિયમ હતો. શ્રી હરિ ઉધ્ધવ સંપ્રદાયના ધર્મધુરંધર થયા બાદ જેતલપુર સર્વ પ્રથમવાર […]

Swaminarayan temple – Dholka

It is the belief of the people that Dholka city was established by the lord Krishna. The real name of this place is Dwarika. This place is having its existence in the sacred Hindu book, Mahabharata. It got its name and existence through three people, Gunatitanand Swami, Bhagwan Swaminaryan and Paramhans. This newly constructed temple […]

Swaminarayan temple Muli

In 1799, He met Ramanand swami, an incarnation of Uddhavji. In 1800, he was initiated into the Uddhav Sampraday by his guru, Ramanand swami, and was given the name Sahajanand Swami. In 1802, at Jetalpur, his sadaguru handed over the leadership of the Uddhav Sampraday to Sahajanand Swami (also known as Shreeji Maharaj, Shree Hari) […]

Somnath Temple, Somnath

Shree Somnath is first among the twelve Aadi Jyotirlings of India. It has a strategic location on the western coast of India. Ancient Indian traditions maintain a close relationship of Somnath with release of Chandra (Moon God)from the curse of his father-in-law Daksha Prajapati. Moon was married to Twenty-Seven daughters of Daksha. However, he favoured […]

Nageshwar Temple, Dwarka

Located on the route between Dwarka city and Beyt Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat is this important Lord Shiva Temple. It is enshrined by one of the 12 swayambhu (self-existent) jyothirlingas in the world, in an underground sanctum. A 25 m tall statue of a sitting Lord Shiva and a large […]

Nishkalank mahadev temple

Nishkalank Mahadev Temple Koliyak Bhavnagar is a Lord Shiva Temple Situated in Gujarat State. This is the place where the Pandavas attained piousness after the Mahabharat war. The beauty lies in its location. It is located 2 km in the waters of the Arabian Sea. Surrounded by the sea, Koliyak Sea Temple Shiva Linga is […]

Bhavnath Mahadev

Bhavnath is a small village in the Junagadh district of Gujarat, India. It sits near the Girnar mountain range, close to Girnar Taleti, the place from where pilgrims have to ascend on foot to get to temples on Girnar hills. The Bhavnath Mahadev temple is a shrine ensconced in myths and legends of the Puranic […]

Gopnath Temple

Gopnath Mahadev Temple is a famous temple that is located on the sea shore of the seaside at the Gulf of Khambat. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located at the place where a dedicated poet, Narsinh Mehta spent his time and gained spiritual experience nearly 500 years ago. The temple is […]

Ambaji Temple, Banaskantha

This is the principal shrine of a goddess who has been worshiped since the pre-Vedic period. She is often referred to as Arasuri Amba, named for the location of the temple in the Arasur hills, near the source of the Saraswati river at the south-western end of the Aravali mountain range. The red flag above […]

Kalika Mata Temple, Pavagadh

At the summit of Pavagadh hill, 762 m above sea level, is the temple to Mother Kali, which is the oldest in the area, dating from the 10th-11th centuries. Hindu pilgrims were coming to visit this temple from long before the development of Champaner as a major city, and they continued for hundreds of years […]

Bahucharaji Temple, Mehsana

Shakti Mata was reincarnated as Sati in order to marry Shiva. She was born to Daksha who did not approve of the union but she went ahead and married the Lord. Daksha once organized a grand yagna and pointedly did not invite Sati and Shiva. Sati, however, went to the Yagna and was ignored by […]

Chamunda Mataji, Chotila

Chotila is a small town having population of around 20,000 people and is a taluka head quarter of Surendranagar district, Gujarat. The Mataji temple is situated at the top of the Chotila Mountain. Chotila Mountain is around 1250 feet high and is located around 40 miles away from Rajkot, and around 50 miles away from […]

Ashapura Devi Maa Temple Kutch, Gujarat

Ashapura Mata Temple, a 14th-century temple, is dedicated to the chief deity of Jadeja Rajputs, Ashapura Mata. The temple was commissioned under the rule of Jadeja dynasty and was constructed by two Karad Vanias- Ajo and Anagor. Ashapura Devi Maa, an incarnation of Annapoorna devi, is popular amongst her devotees as she fulfills desires and […]

Dwarkadhish Temple, Dwarka

The main temple at Dwarka, situated on Gomti creek, is known as jagat mandir (universal shrine) or trilok sundar (the most beautiful in all the three worlds). Originally believed to be built by Vajranabh, the great grandson of Lord Krishna, more than 2500 years ago, it is a glorious structure seeming to rise from the […]

Bhalka Tirth and Prabhas Patan

11 his mouth a mighty snake, the thousand headed Naga, Ananta, and glided away to ocean. Ocean himself and the sacred rivers and many divine Nagas came to meet him. Death of Krishna : Thus Krishna beheld his brother depart from human world, and he wandered alone in forest. He thought of Gandhari’s curse and […]

Ranchhodrai Temple, Dakor

The present Dakor owes its raison not to Dank Rishi but to Bodana, a great devotee of Lord Krishna. In his previous birth, he is supposed to have lived in Gokul and been a cowherd called Vijayanand. On one Holi day, all the cowherds except Vijyanand worshipped Lord Krishna. His wife too worshipped Lord Krishna. […]

Bet Dwarka

Bet Dwarka is believed to have been the actual residential place of Lord Krishna during his ruling years at Dwarka. It is said the lord resided with his family at Bet Dwarka. The place derived its name from the ‘bet’ or ‘gift’ that Lord Krishna received at this place from his friend Sudama. In our […]


There is a small shrine on the way from the Shamlaji Temple to the Meshwo river, where an image of a standing Ganesha idol from the late-Gupta period is still worshiped. The temple at Harishchandra ni chori probably dates to the 10th century A.D. It has a rectangular sanctum with a large pavilion in front. […]