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Bhalka Tirtha Temple

Bhalka
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Bhalka Tirtha (Bhalka Pilgrimage) located within the Prabhas Kshetra close to Veraval in Saurashtra at the western coast of Gujarat, India, is the place in which Lord Krishna was hit with the aid of an arrow shot via a hunter named Jara, and then he is stated to have left the earth for the heavenly abode, an act mentioned inside the puranas as Shri Krishn Neejdham Prasthan Leela.

North of Somnath, en route to Veraval, is the famous Lord Krishna temple, Bhalka Tirtha, on the website online wherein Krishna is stated to had been mistakenly shot inside the foot. Nearby is Dehotsarg, in which he succumbed to his mortal wound. The temple at Bhalka Tirth is called Mahaprabhujis Bethak, and a tulsi tree has been planted in Lord Krishnas reminiscence(memory). At the Dehotsarg Tirth, in the ninth century AD Shri Vallabhacharya gave discourses on Shrimad Bhagvat Gita for seven days, as well as the respected Gita Mandir, which has eighteen marble pillars with a bankruptcy from the Bhagvat Gita inscribed on each one. The temple additionally contains a stunning tribhangi idol of Lord Krishna playing his flute.

Nearby is an area referred to as Baldev Gufa (cave). According to legend, Lord Krishnas elder brother Baldev disappeared thru this cave and went to the netherworld, as he was considered to be an incarnation of Sheshnag, the king of snakes.

Location
Bhalka Teerth is located almost 4 kilometers away from the Somnath temple. Presently the government has planned to develop this temple also into a primary tourist
attraction.Somnath/Veraval/Bhalka is very nicely linked via road and rail network. Nearest railway station is Veraval and the nearest airports are Diu & Rajkot. Bus services are available from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Dwarka etc.

Bhalka Tirtha Temple

Bhalka
calendarJul 14 2017

Bhalka Tirtha Temple

Bhalka
calendarJul 14 2017