Articles tagged under: Somnath

Shri Somnath Trust meeting likely on Wednesday

January 12, 2021
Shri Somnath Trust meeting likely on Wednesday

Prabhas Patan: Virtual meeting of Trustees of Shri Somnath Trust will be held on January 13 at 6 pm via video conference. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home minister Amit Shah and veteran BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani are among the Trustees of Shri Somnath Trust. The meeting is likely to take a decision on the name of new Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust following sad demise of outgoing chairman Shri Keshubhai Patel. DeshGujarat Read More

New Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust likely to be appointed on January 11

January 04, 2021
New Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust likely to be appointed on January 11

Prabhas Patan: A virtual meeting of Shri Somnath Trust is likely to be held on January 11 through video conference. The meeting is likely to take decision on appointment of the new Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust. The post of Chairman of the Trust is vacant after demise of then Chairman Keshubhai Patel. The meeting will pay tribute to late Keshubhai and possibly take decision on appointment of new Chairman. The meeting is going to be attended by Trustees including Prime Minister Narendra ...Read More

Puja of 53 golden kalash performed and offered to Somnath Mandir

December 27, 2020
Puja of 53 golden kalash performed and offered to Somnath Mandir

Prabhas Patan: Puja of 53 golden kalash for Somnath Mandir offered by Reliance family and Nathwani family was performed by Dhanraj Nathwani, Group President, Corporate Affairs, Reliance and Vice President of Dwarika Devasthan Samiti, today as part of golden conversion project of Somnath mandir under which over 1400 kalash over Somnath mandir are to be converted golden by placing gold pelted kalash. Puja of 53 golden kalash for Somnath Mandir offered by Reliance family and Nathwani family was...Read More

Gold plating of 66 kalash completed atop Somnath mandir

December 21, 2020
Gold plating of 66 kalash completed atop Somnath mandir

Prabhas Patan: All 1450 sandstone made kalash over Somnath mandir will be plated with gold. The work has already kicked off and so far 66 kalash (stone spires) have been made golden. According to Shri Somnath Trust, donations have been made by over 500 families to sponsor gold plating of equal number of spires. The work is likely to be completed in a year. The amount of donation, individual/family can made to sponsor gold-plating of large spire is Rs. 1.51 lakh. For medium size spire it is Rs. ...Read More

9 coastal places of Gujarat identified for domestic coastal shipping

December 21, 2020
9 coastal places of Gujarat identified for domestic coastal shipping

New Delhi: Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) has identified Domestic locations for Coastal Shipping under Sagarmala Programme. Among these locations are Hazira, Okha, Somnath temple, Pipavav, Dahej, Jamnagar, Ghogha, Mundra, Mandvi in Gujarat. The Ministry today in a note announced: MoPSW has identified Domestic locations namely Hazira, Okha, Somnath Temple, Diu, Pipavav, Dahej, Mumbai/JNPT, Jamnagar, Kochi, Ghogha, Goa, Mundra and Mandvi and 6 International routes, connecting...Read More

Aarti darshan through LED screens outside Somnath Mandir

December 05, 2020
Aarti darshan through LED screens outside Somnath Mandir

Prabhas Patan: As entry of pilgrims inside Somnath mandir during aarti sessions is prohibited, Shri Somnath Trust has erected three LED screens at a cost of Rs. 35 lakh outside the mandir through which pilgrims can have live darshan of aarti from outside. Two mobile companies that are CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) partner of this iconic place have erected these screens over 12 ft high pillars. Read More

Rs. 21 crore Parvati temple to come up in Somnath

November 06, 2020
Rs. 21 crore Parvati temple to come up in Somnath

Prabhas Patan: Pilgrim town Prabhas Patan famous for Jyotirling Somnath Mandir, will also have a mandir of Goddess Parvati, wife of God Shiva. According to Trustee of Shri Somnath Trust, PK Lehri, planning for construction of Goddess Parvati's mandir was going on for last two years by Shri Somnath Trust. Recently a location to build Parvati temple has been identified and donor has also been found. The temple of Parvati will come up near Yagnashala. It will be fully constructed using white marble...Read More

Keshubhai Patel reappointed as Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust for one more year

September 30, 2020
Keshubhai Patel reappointed as Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust for one more year

Prabhas Patan: An online meeting of Shri Somnath Trust's trustees was held today at 6 pm. It was attended by Trustees Narnedrabhai Modi, LK Advani, Amit Shah, JD Parmar, Harshvardhan Neotia and Trustee-Secretary PK Lehri. Shri Keshubhai Patel has been re-appointed as Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust for one more year as per a unanimous decision taken by Trustees. The meeting approved audited accounts of year 2019-20. Last year, Shri Somnath Trust registered Rs. 46.29 crore revenue agains...Read More

CR likely to visit Saurashtra during 18-20 August

August 11, 2020
CR likely to visit Saurashtra during 18-20 August

Rajkot: New president of Gujarat BJP, CR Patil is likely to visit Saurashtra region for the first time as party president during 18 to 20 August. Patil will start his Saurashtra visit from Somnath and also visit pilgrim places like Sidsar Umiyadham, Khodaldham and Virpur. He will have night halt at Junagadh. He will also visit Rajkot city. CR is scheduled to visit Valsad and Dang in South Gujarat on 12-13 August. DeshGujaratRead More

Online booking compulsory to visit Somnath temple during Shravan; passes will be available offline too

July 21, 2020
Online booking compulsory to visit Somnath temple during Shravan; passes will be available offline too

Somnath: Shri Somnath Trust has today in a statement said that pilgrims wishing to visit Somnath Mandir must book available slot online in advance. The Trust that operates Somnath and other temples in Prabhas Patan area has stated that online booking will be mandatory for visitors from next Saturday onward in wake of social distancing requirements and start of holy month of Shravan during which the number of daily visitors shoot up in extra ordinary proportion. The Trust has made it clear t...Read More