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Surya Mandir - सूर्य मंदिर


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Surya Mandir () - Prabhas Patan, Veraval, Gir Somnath Somnath Gujarat

Surya Mandir is one of the oldest sun temple of Gujarat. Surya Dev and Chaya Devi are main vigrah in the temple. It is believed that during his agyatvas pandavas stay here and pray Surya Dev. But the current temple structure is built around 14th century and other historical details are not available. Temple is decorated all around with Shri Vishnu, Maa Lakshmi, Brahma Ji, Mata Sarasvati, Sita Mata and Maat Parvati, also sculptures with lion, elephants and other animals.

There is a Surya Kund attached with the temple. Few steps far Mata Hinglaj blesses devotees in a narrow gufa. Five Pandava cave is just adjacent to Sun temple. Suraj temple can also be viewed from nearby Kamnath Mahadev Mandir of Sarada Math. Triveni sangam is 100m away from the temple.

Key Highlights

  • Oldest Sun Temple of Gujarat.
  • Surya Kund Attached With the Temple.

Timings

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6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Festival
Shivaratri, Shravan, Navratri, Golokdham Utsav, Diwali|Kartik Purnima Fair, Somnath Sthapana Divas | Read Also: चैत्र नवरात्रि 2019

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हिन्दी में भी उपलब्ध - सूर्य मंदिर
सूर्य मंदिर गुजरात का सबसे पुराना सूर्य मंदिर है। मंदिर में सूर्य देव और छाया देवी मुख्य विग्रह हैं। यह माना जाता है कि अज्ञातवास के दौरान पंडवों ने यहां रहकर सूर्य देव की प्रार्थना किया करते थे।

Information

Dham
Surya DevChaya DeviMaa HinglajYagyashalaMaa TulsiPeepal Tree
Basic Services
Prasad, Drinking Water, Shoe Store, Sitting Benches
Founded
Mahabharat Period
Dedicated To
Sury Dev
Photography
Yes (It's not ethical to capture photograph inside the temple when someone engaged in worship! Please also follow temple`s Rules and Tips.)

Timeline

Mahabharat Period

It is believed, during his agyatvas pandavas stay here and pray Surya Dev.

Around 1350

The current temple structure is built around 14th century.

How To Reach

How To Reach
Road: Somnath Una Highway >> Gita Mandir Road
Nearest Railway: Veraval
Air: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
Address
Prabhas Patan, Veraval, Gir Somnath Somnath Gujarat
Coordinates
20.886006°N, 70.413173°E
Surya Mandir - सूर्य मंदिर on Google Map
http://www.bhaktibharat.com/en/mandir/surya-mandir-somnath

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