Friday, February 23, 2024
HomePlaces to visitGADHADA - A DEVOTEES TEMPLE

GADHADA – A DEVOTEES TEMPLE

Gadhada Swaminarayan Temple And Places

Gadhada temple is one of the important places of pilgrimage for followers of Lord Swaminarayan. It was made under the supervision of Lord Swaminarayan. The land for construction was donated by Dada Khachar. Dada Khachar and his family were the devotees of Lord Swaminarayan.  Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Gadhada (Devnagari: श्री स्वामिनारायण मन्दिर, गढडा) is known as Shri Gopinathji Dev mandir. It is a Hindu temple in Gadhada.

Lord Swaminarayan installed the idols on 9 October 1828. Gopinath and Harikrishna in the middle shrine, Dharma, Bhakti, and Vasudeva on the western shrine Revti-Baldevji, and Shri Krishna, and Suryanarayanin on the eastern shrine.

On the path of the worship, there is the idol of lord Ghanshyam facing northward. This prasadi temple has prasadi items of Swaminarayan displayed in a museum at the temple.

In May 2012, the temple’s spires were plated with gold. It is the first temple in Gujarat to have golden spires. This exercise cost of the temple is 210 million approx.

Religious temples and places:-

On the southern side of the temple, there is a huge neem tree and the chamber of  Lord Vasudeva. On the backside, there is the Akshar Ordi temple and Gangajalio.

Lord Swaminarayan and his saints used to take a bath in the Ghela River. There are prasadi riverbeds – One is Narayan Dharo and the Second is Sahasra Dharo. There are small temples of Neelkanth and Hanuman on the bank of the river. Other holy places are Naliyeri Dhar for Hanuman temple[small mountain], bhakti baug, and radhavav. It is around 2 km from Gadhada(swimming).

Image result for GADHADA ghela river

“Do not miss to visit these places around Gadhda Swaminarayan Temple”

Timings of Gadhda Swaminarayan temple:-

Sabha timings

Daily Sabha8:00 am to 9:00 am
Satsang SabhaSunday 5:00 pm to 7: 00 pm

Aarti timings

Open07:30 – 10:15 am
Closed for Rajbhog Thal10:15 – 11:15 am
Open11:15 – 12:00 noon
Closed12:00 – 04:00 pm
Open04:00 – 06:00 pm
Closed for Thal04:00 – 06:00 pm
Open07:00 – 08:15 pm
OpenExhibition: 9:00am-11:30am, 4:00pm-7:00pm
Mangla Aarti6.00 am
Shangar Aarti7.30 am
Rajbhog Aarti11.15 am
Sandhya Aarti7.00 pm
Shayan Aarti8.15 pm

How to reach Gadhada

BY RAIL:-

Nearest Railway Stations to Gadhada Gujarat India

StationTrain FrequencyDistance
(ALMR)ALAMPUR214.01 Km
(UJ)UJALVAV215.2 Km
(NGA)NINGALA JN215.24 Km
(LTD)LATHIDAD118.84 Km
(DAS)DHASA JN221.45 Km
(DLJ)DHOLA JN2123.45 Km
(BTD)BOTAD JN2325.63 Km

Major Railway Stations near Gadhada Gujarat India

Related Posts

None found

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
- Advertisment -
CharDham

Most Popular

- Advertisment -
Rann Utsav

Recent Comments

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x