Articles tagged under: Somnath

Devotees throng temples across Gujarat including that of first Jyotirlinga Somnath on Mahashivratri

February 21, 2020
Devotees throng temples across Gujarat including that of first Jyotirlinga Somnath on Mahashivratri

Gandhinagar/Rajkot/Vadodara/Surat: Lakhs of devotees thronged the Shivalayas (shiva temples) across Gujarat including the world-famous Somnath temple, the seat of first among 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, which will remain open continuously for 42 hours after its opening at 4 am today on the occasion of Maha Shivratri. In the second Jyotirlinga temple of Gujarat the holy Nageshwar, situated in the Devbhumi Dwarka district, long queues of the devotees are also being witnessed...Read More

Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by 2017; even in 2019 koi thikana nahi: Shiyal in Lok Sabha

November 26, 2019
Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by 2017; even in 2019 koi thikana nahi: Shiyal in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by year 2017, but even in 2019 'uska koi thikana nahi hai'. At stretches it's 60% completed, at some other places such as beyond Talaja, just 15-20% work is done so far. People are facing much difficulties. The State government is helpless as this is the national highway. Bills of small contractors are not cleared, Bhavnagar BJP MP Bharti Shiyal said today in Lok Sabha. DeshGujarat Read More

Modi, Advani, Shah attend Shri Somnath Trust meeting

November 23, 2019
Modi, Advani, Shah attend Shri Somnath Trust meeting

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attended a meeting of Shri Somnath Trust in Delhi. Shri Modi is one of Trustees of Shri Somnath Trust. Among other Trustees present in the meeting were Shri Lal Krishna Advani and Shri Amit Shah. Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Keshubhai Patel who is also one of Trustees could not attend the meeting due to poor health. DeshGujaratRead More

Kartiki Purnima fair of Somnath during 11-15 November

November 08, 2019
Kartiki Purnima fair of Somnath during 11-15 November

Prabhas Patan: Shri Somnath Trust today announced that with departure of Maha cyclone without any adverse impact, the Trust has decided to hold annual Kartiki Purnima fair as per schedule. The fair will begin in the evening of 11th of November and conclude on November 15. Apart from various rides and cultural programmes, the fair will have added attraction of exhibition of traditional turbans and another exhibition n 70 years of Somnath temple. Prisoners of Ahmedabad's Sabarmati jail will a...Read More

Amit Shah visits Somnath

October 19, 2019
Amit Shah visits Somnath

As he does most of the times, BJP president and union Home minister Amit Shah visits Somnath Mandir in home-state Gujarat after completing the election campaign - this time for Maharashtra and Haryana State general elections. Shah is also one of Trustees of Shri Somnath Trust Prabhas Patan: As he does most of the times, BJP president and union Home minister Amit Shah visits Somnath Mandir in home-state Gujarat after completing the election campa...Read More

Shri Somnath Trust resumes Light and Sound show after monsoon break

October 15, 2019

Prabhas Patan: Shri Somnath Trust today made announcement that it has resumed Sound and Light show in the evenings after monsoon halt from today onward. Read More

Amit Shah to visit Somnath, Ahmedabad in Gujarat on his birthday later this month

October 10, 2019
Amit Shah to visit Somnath, Ahmedabad in Gujarat on his birthday later this month

Gandhinagar: Union Home minister and BJP president Amit Shah will be in Gujarat on October 22, his 55th birth day. Shah will seek blessings of Somnath Mahadev at Somnath temple in Gujarat after concluding the campaign in poll-bound Maharashtra and Haryana states. He will later arrive in home town Ahmedabad to attend some public functions. A blood donation camp, distribution of cards/benefits of schemes including Ma Amrutam, widow assistance, old-age pension, kits for handicaps, inauguration of 2...Read More

In pictures: Actress Kangana Ranaut visits Somnath temple in Gujarat

September 14, 2019
In pictures: Actress Kangana Ranaut visits Somnath temple in Gujarat

Prabhas Patan: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut today visited Somnath temple in Gujarat and offered prayer and puja. Kangana had a day ago also visited Dwarkadhish temple in the State and offered puja. DeshGujarat Read More

Shri Somnath Trust earns Rs. 5.98 crore revenue during holy month of Shravan this year

September 03, 2019
Shri Somnath Trust earns Rs. 5.98 crore revenue during holy month of Shravan this year

Prabhas Patan: Shri Somnath Trust has registered Rs. 5.98 crore revenue through donations, puja vidhi fees, prashad and Trust owned guest houses (atithi griha) during holy Shravan month. According to Shri Somnath Trust, the visitors had Rs. 2.13 crore Shiv prashad that include laddu and chikki. Parking department earned Rs. 11.50 lakh. Shri Somnath Trust has installed counting machines to count the number of visitors automatically. As per this, total 18 lakh people visited Somnath t...Read More

Thousands gather at Somnath temple on Shravan Somvar

August 05, 2019
Thousands gather at Somnath temple on Shravan Somvar

Prabhas Patan Somnath: Thousands of visitors had darshan of Somnath Mahadev at Somnath temple here today on Somvar (Monday) of holy Shravan month. The temple opened at 4.00 am. Palkhi yatra commenced at 9.00 am. Jamnagar based Jadeja family offered a turben to Somnath Mahadev like every year. The turban was made after hard work of one month by artist Golaplbhai Pithadiya. A group of 21 members of Chalta Bol Bam Group from Chhattisgarh (Bilaspur) arrived in Somnath with Ganga jal from...Read More

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