Bhalka Tirth

It is the location where Lord Krishna, wearing a deerskin was mistaken for a deer and in his sleep, was struck by an arrow. Closeby lies Somnath with its shrine built by Soma, the Moon God. The Majestic monument, as it stands today, is a recent replication of the earlier construction. Relics of the old Somnath shrine have been preserved in a museum housed in a temple. An interesting SunTemple is also located in Somnath. Somnath is amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas or Shiva shrines in India.

 

Other places that could be visited include:

  • SamudraNarayanaTemple, situated at the GomtiSangamGhat, behind the main DwarakadheeshTemple.

  • ShardhaPeeth, among the four peeths, is the first peeth established by Adi Shankaracharya, is more than 250 years old. It is visited by pilgrims from all parts of the country.

  • DunnyPoinyt, situated at BeytDwaraka is cradled by sea and coral islands.

  • Brahma Kund, believed to be a holy bath is also frequently visited by worshippers.

  • Panchkula also referred to as Panchard, is the location of a famous Lakshmi-Narayan temple.

  • Sindhu Sadan also houses sever other temples. This places features a beautiful sunset point.

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