Shravan month is all set to begin this year and lord shiva devotees have started the preparation for this holy month. On every Monday of “Shravan Mahina,” lord shiva devotees do fasting. Lord Mahadev is also known as “bholenath”, “Shankar” or “the destroyer” in Hinduism. Chant “Har Har Mahadev” and learn more about 8 famous shiva temples in Gujarat you must visit this Shravan Month. Below you can also find a list of Dharamshala near the Temple– that makes your experience divine during your religious trip. Somnath temple, Dakor temple, galteshwar Mahadev temple, nageshwar jyotirlinga, and jyotirlingas of Gujarat are some of the famous temples in Gujarat.
It is believed that devotees of Lord Shiva have a happy and blissful married life and his worshippers adore him for great boons. Lord Shiva is worshipped in many forms across India, hence there are several temples of Lord Shiva in India. The festival of Shravan is celebrated by devotees of Lord Shiva, this month is considered an auspicious and holy month for all. A number of Shiva temples in Gujarat celebrate this special occasion on a grand level. Explore the top 8 famous Shiva temples in Gujarat and the best stay available near.
8 Famous Shiva Temples in Gujarat
Somnath Temple, Gujarat
One of the holiest Shiva temples is Somnath Mahadev Temple. Located near the crashing waves of the Arabian Sea and Somnath Beach. The temple has an interesting fact that you must know- A magical stone hidden within the hollowness of the shivling has powers like producing gold, alchemy, and radioactive capacity that has the ability to create a magnetic field that enabled the Shivling to float above the ground. The incredible temple has suffered destruction over 15 times.
The evening light and sound show is a must-visit for tourists visiting Somnath temple. The light and sound show depicts the entire story of Somnath Mahadev Temple.
Dharamshala In Somnath
Here is the list of Dharamshala stay options in Somnath with basic facilities on an affordable budget. For more information and details check below.
|Shantinath Jain Yatrik Bhavan|
|Bharat Sevashram Sangha|
Hotels In Somnath
- If you are a hotel person, looking for budget hotels and a comfortable stay, here is a list of the best budget hotels in Somnath Near Somnath Temple. For more information and details check below.
|Hotel Dev Inn|
|Hotel Triveni Darshan|
|Hotel Shree Rudraksh|
|Hotel Shri Hari|
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Dwarka
Five thousand years ago, a Shivalinga was revealed in the Arabian Sea, known as Shri Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple in Dwarka. During the month of June/July, the ocean performs abhishekam the Shivling and sometimes the temple becomes part of the ocean. The temple is located on a hillock on the Arabian Sea in the west of Dwarka.
During Maha Shivratri, a grand fair is organized around the temple, which is a must-visit on your trip to Devbhoomi Dwarka.
List of Best Dharamshala in Dwarka
The rooms are clean and well maintained.
|J.J Kundliya Aatithi Gruh|
|Devi Bhavan Dharamshala|
|Shri Swaminarayan Bhaktidham|
|Saurashtra Leuva Patel Samaj|
|Damani Athithi Gruh|
|Shri Jaliyan Atithi Gruh|
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Dwarka
Between Gomti and Dwarka lies Nageshwar Jyotirlinga, Nageshwar means “Lord of Serpents”. Around the neck of Lord Shiva resides “Vasuki” – a snake. It is believed that the one who worships Nageshwar has a poison-free mind and soul.
It is believed that Shri Krishna used to worship Lord Shiva here and had also performed rudrabhishekam here.
List of Bhavans in Dwarka
|Prahar Vasudev Leela Bhavan|
Dwarka Hotel List
|Hotel Shri Ram Villa|
|Hotel Radhe Krishna|
|Gopibai Birla Guest House|
Bhavnath Mahadev Temple, Junagadh
Once Lord Shiva and Parvati were crossing the hills of Girnar, during that time their divine garment fell over the present Mrigi Kund. The ancient Hindu temple is located in the Bhavnath village near Junagadh.
Devotees witness the temple during Maha Shivaratri, Girnar Lili Parikrama, and in Shravan month
Junagadh Accommodation List
|Prernadham Lal Gebi Ashram|
|Samast Prajapati Ekta Bhavan|
|Shri Bharti Ashram|
|Shri Vanza Gnati Dharamshala|
|Machhoya Ahir Seva Samaj Dharamshala|
|Shri Rajput Seva Samaj|
Koteshwar Temple, Kutch
Ravana was gifted with a boon of a Shiva Linga of great spiritual power from Lord Shiva, for an outstanding display of piety. But Ravana, in his arrogant haste, accidentally dropped and fell to earth at Koteshwar. After which, the Koteshwar temple is built.
During their visit to the temple, visitors also walk along the beach nearby.
Best Places to Stay in Kutch-Bhuj
Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is located 152 km away from Bhuj. Here is a list of the best accommodations in Bhuj where you can have your best night’s stay.
|Nilkanth Bhavan Swaminarayan Mandir Trust|
|Shri Swaminarayan Vishranti Bhavan|
|Jain Samaj Vadi|
|Patidar Bhavan Mata No Madh|
|Shri Lohana Samaj Wadi (Madhapar)|
Hotels and Tent Stay in Kutch-Bhuj
|Hotel Sahara Palace|
|Kutch Yatra Tent Resort (Dhordo)|
|Maa Madhwadi Hotel (Mata No Madh)|
|Shree Ashapura Guest House (Mata No Madh)|
Trinetreshwar Temple, Tarnetar
Trinetreshwar Temple is famous for its “fair of color”. Every year on Bhadarva Sud Pancham the Tarnetar fair is organized. There are 2 Shivlings in the temple of Tarnetar.
On the day of “Tarnetar No Melo”, a flag of 52 yards is hoisted on the temple of Trintreshwar Mahadev temple.
Nishkalank Mahadev Temple, Bhavnagar
Nishkalank Mahadev Temple- also known as the “temple inside the sea”. The temple is established by the Pandavas after the Kurukshetra War. This temple has 5 distinct swayambhu Shiva Lingams. The idol submerges during the high tides.
Visiting the temple on Amavasya (new moon day) is considered auspicious. Every year the famous fair “Bhadarvi” is held on the new moon night of Shravan. Before visiting the temple it is necessary to take note of high tides and low tides.
Galteshwar Temple, Dakor
Galteshwar Mahadev Temple is located at the confluence of the Galta and Mahi rivers near Sarnal village in the Kheda district. And hence the temple received its name from the Galta river.
The temple is rich in art and architecture. One must visit the temple to explore the walls that have carved figures of god, Gandharvas, humans, rishis, horse riders, elephant riders, chariots, doli (palanquins), and the events of human life, from birth to death.
Dakor Accommodation List
|Shri Trikamji Mandir Yatrik Niwas|
|Chitrakoot Surat Dharamshala|
|Shri Dandi Swami Anand Das Math|
|Shri Swaminarayan Temple|
|Bharat Bhavan Ashram|
|Shreeji Sadan Dilen Motel|
Which temple are you visiting this Shravan Month? Let us know in the comments below.
Har Har Mahadev!