SOMNATH JYOTIRLINGA

Somnath Jyotirlinga” is a famous religious place located in Prabhas Patan near Junagadh in Saurashtra, Gujarat state of India, dedicated to Lord Shiva

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Shree Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple

Shree Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple

The temple is considered one of the twelve major Jyotirlinga temples of Shiva in India, and is one of the oldest Shiva temples in the country.

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"Somnath Mandir"

it is the symbol of Lord Shiva and Hindus have a lot of faith in this temple. Somnath Temple is a popular and ancient place of worship for Hindus.

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Somnath Temple 

Somnath Temple 

it is an important pilgrimage & tourist destination in the state of Gujarat. In the past, this temple has been repeatedly destroyed by many Muslim invaders and rulers.

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History of Somnath Temple

Due to the ancient history, architecture & fame of the Somnath temple, a large number of tourists from across the country & the world come to visit it.

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Best time to visit Somnath Temple

You can visit Somnath Jyotirlinga temple at any time but the right time is from October to February.

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Somnath temple timings

it is very famous hindu temple in Gujarat, the temple is open for devotees every morning from 6 am to 9 pm.

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Somnath temple has 3 aartis daily

Aarti is performed three times in the temple. First Aarti at 07:00 AM, Second aarti at 12:00 pm The third and final aarti at 7:00 pm.

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How to reach Somnath Temple

Somnath is definitely a famous religious tourist destination of Gujarat, somnath temple can be reached by plane and Train.

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Interesting facts about Somnath Temple

It is the first Jyotirlinga in India. The Kalash situated on the top of the temple weighs 10 tons and its flag is 27 feet high.

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Somnath temple attack

Mahmud of Ghazni destroyed the Somnath Hindu temple by looting the precious jewels and property kept inside the temple

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Why is Somnath temple famous?

The Somnath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites on the west coast of Gujarat. 

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