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The Holy Kunds at Girnar

The Holy Kunds at Girnar

  • June 30, 2020

The Girnar is full of mysteries. There are many kunds (reserviour) at its foothill which are considered to be sacred. This blog would take you through the three kunds of Girnar. The first one is – Damodar Kund. It is considered holy, as per Hindu mythology and many Hindus prefer to bathe and immerse the ashes and the bones [...]

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The Ashoka Rock Edict under the Foothills of Girnar

The Ashoka Rock Edict under the Foothills of Girnar

  • June 29, 2020

Ashoka Maurya also is known as Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled most of the Indian Subcontinent from 269 B.C. to 232 B.C. After witnessing the mass deaths of the Kalinga War, which he had waged out of a desire for conquest he embraced Buddhism. He was later dedicated to the propagation of Buddhism across As [...]

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The Girnar Race - Ascending and Descending Competition

The Girnar Race - Ascending and Descending Competition

  • June 27, 2020

The Girnar Race - Ascending and Descending Competition Girnar Parvat in Junagadh district is popular both as a pilgrimage site as well as a retreat for trekkers. Girnar Parvat has a terrain different from the golden sands of Gujarat and the verdant Gir Forest making it unique. Devotees visit Girnar Parvat all year ro [...]

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Lord Dattatreya at Girnar

Lord Dattatreya at Girnar

  • May 29, 2020

Lord Dattatreya or Guru Dattatreya is considered as Adi Guru in Hinduism. He is the son of Atri rishi & mother Anusaya. His father Atri rishi was born of Lord Brahma. Lord Dattatreya performed penance at the top of the Girnar hill. Girnar is one of the most ancient datta kshetras in India. It is situated in Junagadh City of Saurashtra region [...]

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Why visit Girnar?

Why visit Girnar?

  • May 28, 2020

The reasons to visit Girnar are numerous. Of course, if you are religious, this is a must place to visit. Girnar has 866 Hindus and Jains temple. The temples like Ambaji, Guru Dattatreya, Gorakhnath are the most visited temples by pilgrims. If you are a climber, the Girnar will attract you most. The highest peak is 3666 feet. One needs t [...]

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All you need to know about The Girnar

All you need to know about The Girnar

  • May 26, 2020

The highest point in Gujarat, Mt. Girnar has for centuries been one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the state and indeed in all of Western India, with 866 Hindu and Jain temples spread over the 5 summits. The base of the mountain, known as Girnar Taleti, is just 4 km east of the center of Junagadh. A hike up the mountain is best starte [...]

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The religious importance of Girnar for Jains

The religious importance of Girnar for Jains

  • May 18, 2020

Girnar also is known as Girnar Hill or Girinagar or Revatak Pravata. The mountain is older than Himalayas and about 3672 feet high. One has to climb 10,000 steps from the foot of the hill to reach the top. Girnar is considered the spot of enlightenment and attainment of salvation during meditation for the last of the Jain Tirthankaras, ascetics [...]

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Girnar Parikrama - Junagadh

Girnar Parikrama - Junagadh

  • April 23, 2020

The Girnar Girnar, also known as Girinagar or Revatak Parvata, is a group of mountains in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, India. It is one of the highest peaks in Gujarat.  The Mount Girnar has 866 Hindus and Jain temples around its five peaks. The place is considered older than the Himalayas and one of the mo [...]

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Girnar- The Holy Shrine

Girnar- The Holy Shrine

  • April 16, 2020

Girnar Parvat is located at a distance of 6km from Junagadh, Gujarat has several hills and mountains. Mt. Girnar is a holy place and a significant pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Jains. There are numerous temples located here. Amidst the lush green Gir Forest, the mountain range serves as the hub of pilgrimage. Mount Girnar has around 866 te [...]

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Places to visit in Junagadh - The Girnar

Places to visit in Junagadh - The Girnar

  • March 25, 2020
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Gujarat is known for its business acumen and industrial houses. But in recent times campaigns like “Khushbu Gujarat ki” have put the state on the tourism map. Be it wildlife, religion, history or adventure, Gujarat has it all. And to be more specific, let me share a place that offers all four reasons to visit – The Mount Girnar [...]

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