Articles tagged under: Somnath

Soil, water from Somnath presented in Kumbhs for construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

June 18, 2020
Soil, water from Somnath presented in Kumbhs for construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

Somnath: In order to construct a new Ram mandir in Ayodhya, soil and water of various religious places are being collected. Accordingly, soil from Somnath mandir campus and water from sangam place of Hiranya, Kapila, Sarswati rivers were contained in two separate Kumbh (pots) and after brief pujan (worship) ceremony were handed over to Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Somnath district president Nareshbhai Paryani at 12.39 pm Vijay Muhurt for dispatch to Ayodhya. DeshGujaratRead More

In pictures: Somnath Mandir reopens for visitors

June 08, 2020
In pictures: Somnath Mandir reopens for visitors

Somnath: Somnath temple and many other temples across Gujarat have reopened today morning for visitors after over two months period of lockdown. Shri Somnath Trust has advised visitors to pay visit post June 12 after online booking in available slot. Shri Somnath Trust had yesterday also issued broad guideline for visitors: - Wearing mask is compulsory - Round markings need to be followed when standing in queue - Entry only through sanitization arrangement - Railing or any oth...Read More

Somnath Temple to introduce online booking for darshan to prevent crowding

June 07, 2020
Somnath Temple to introduce online booking for darshan to prevent crowding

Somnath: Somnath temple is reopening on June 8 for visitors, however Shri Somnath Trust has today in a statement said, the visitors are advised to pay visit to Somnath mandir post June 12 after online booking in available slot. Shri Somnath Trust has also issued broad guideline for visitors: - Wearing mask is compulsory - Round markings need to be followed when in queue - Entry only through sanitization arrangement - Railing or any other place in the temple must not be touched -...Read More

By grace of Somnath Dada, with hard work of doctors, a Dubai returned Covid19 patient recovers and discharged: Doctor

April 12, 2020

Veraval: By grace of Somnath Dada ( Bhagwan Somnath ), with our hard work the patient is fully recovered and being discharged today: A senior Doctor of Government hospital in Somnath temple fame Gir Somnath district speaking on discharge of a Covid19 patient after two weeks of treatment. Dubai returned Abdul Gani Panja (65) was admitted in hospital on 27 March and detected Covid19 positive on 28 March. Post discharge he has been instructed to stay home quarantined for 14 days. His wife is underg...Read More

Ahmedabad – Keshod flight service likely from March 23

February 29, 2020
Ahmedabad – Keshod flight service likely from March 23

Junagadh: A 72-seater flight of True Jet connecting Kehod to Ahmedabad is likely to start from March 23, said State tourism minister Jawahar Chavda. The plane for Keshod will leave at 10.00 am from Ahmedabad and arrive at Keshod at 11.20 am. Return flight will take off from Keshod to Ahmedabad. Connectivity to Keshod is in a way connectivity to Somnath and Sasan Gir. While Somnath has first Jyotirling temple of Shiva, Sasan is famous for Asiatic Lions and Kesar Mango. Keshod airport...Read More

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

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