Bhalka Tirth Temple
About Bhalka Tirth Temple
Bhalka Tirtha is located in the Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, India. Bhalka located just 4 kilometres from Somnath Temple, is the place where Krishna left his body. It is said that he was killed by an arrow shot by a hunter named Jara, an act referred to in the Puranas as Shri Krishna Nijdham Prasthan Leela. Bhalka is part of the Lord Krishna. The site also has an ancient history as Prabhas Patan was occupied during the Indus Valley Civilisation, 2000–1200 BCE. Festivals celebrated are Janmashtami, Shivaratri, Shravan, Golokdham Utsav, Diwali, Kartik Purnima, and Somnath Sthapana Divas.
Temple Timings and Details
Opening Timing - 6:00 AM
Evening Timing - 9:00 PM
- Dress Code Traditional and formal clothing
- Photography and Videography Allowed
- Prasad Available
Puja in Bhalka Tirth Temple
Accommodation Near Bhalka Tirth Temple
Somnath - Shree Leuva Patel Samaj Atithi Bhavan (Shree Khodaldham)
Somnath Hotel Sukhnath Near Railway Station (YD Stay 4709)
Somnath - Shri Balaji Guest House (YD Stay 4710)
Somnath Hotel Shree Rudraksh (Near Somnath Temple) YD Stay 4711
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
1. Why is Bhalka Tirth so famous?
Ans. Bhalka Tirth is a holy place situated between Somnath and Veraval, it is believed that Lord Krishna got injured from the arrow of a hunter while resting under a pipal tree.
2. What is the story of Bhalka Tirth Temple?
Ans. This is the place where Krishna left his body, A hunter named Jara killed him with an arrow, known as Shri Krishna Nijdham Prasthan Leela in the Puranas.
3. How far is Bhalka Tirth Temple from Somnath?
Ans. At a distance of around 4.1 Km from the Somnath Temple Bhalka Tirth temple is located.
4. Which river is near at Bhalka Tirth Temple?
Ans. The Hiran River at a distance of 15 Km from Somnath Temple is near to Bhalka Tirth.