Gujarat is one of the most sacred regions in India. It is the land of Lord Krishna, Dayanand Saraswati, Bapa Sitaram, Jalaram Bapa and so many other saints and lords in Hinduism. Gujarat has most sacred places to start your “Dharmik Yatra”. Gujarat is also considered as the land of saints. Hindu saints havae also changed the history of India with their blessings.
Top 6 Famous Hindu Temples in Gujarat
1. Somnath Temple, Veraval
Somnath Temple is one of the oldest temples in India which is located in Veraval city. This temple was looted and destroyed many times in the history. It is one of the most sacred place for Hinduism followers in the World.
Every year, this temple is visited by millions of people. It is very easy to reach Veraval from Rajkot. You can find here guide on How to Reach Rajkot by bus, train or air route.
Address: Somnath Temple, Veraval District: Gir Somnath.
2. Dwarakadheesh Temple, Dwarka
Dwarakadheesh Temple is also one of the ancient Hindu temple in India which is dedicated to Lord Krishna who is also known as the Dwarkadhish. Lord Krishna is also considered as the ‘King of Dwarka’ and this temple is located in the city of Dwarka. It is also considered as one of the most sacred place of Hinduism followers. It is one of the sacred place in ‘Char Dham Yatra‘.
Address: Jagad Mandir Dwarkadhish, Dwarka – 361 335.
3. Hanuman ji Mandir, Sarangpur
Shri Hanumanji Mandir in Sarangpur is the most famous Hanumanji temple in the World which is located in Sarangpur. This temple comes under the administration of Vadtal Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday.
This temple is widely known to kick out an evil spirit from the body of people. As per the belief, the image of Hanumanji is so much powerful that kicks out an evil spirit from the person affected.
Address: Sarangpur, Barwala, Ahmedabad.
4. Jalaram Bapa Mandir, Virpur
Jalaram Bapa is also known as simply ‘Jalaram’ and one of the most popular Hindu saint in the state of Gujarat. He was born on 14th November, 1799 and died on 23th February, 1881 at Virpur. Every year, lakhs of followers of Jalaram Bapa celebrates ‘Jalaram Jayanti’ on his birthday which is on the 7th day Shukla Paksha of Kartika.
Address: Jalaram Bapa Mandir, Virpur Taluka: Gondal District: Rajkot.
5. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Gandhinagar
Akshardham temple is one of the largest Hindu temples in the World which is located at Gandhinagar, the capital of the state. Bhagwan Swaminarayan is the primary deity worshipped in the temple. Besides the temple, it consists exhibitions, research, architecture places in the total 23 acres of land.
Address: J Road, Sector 20, Gandhinagar – 382020.
6. Bahuchara Mata
It is the most famous Hindu goddess temple in the country. It is located in the town of Bahucharaji in the district of Mehsana. It is just 110 km far away from Ahmedabad, the financial hub of the state. Bahuchara Mata is also patroness of the Hijra community in the country.
Address: Bahuchara Mata Mandir, Bahucharaji District: Mehsana.
Have you ever visited any of the temple from the above list of Top 6 Famous Hindu Temples in Gujarat?
Article last re-published on February 17, 2015.