Arrival at Ahmedabad. Meet to Greet & Proceed for Dwarka. Dwarka is one of the seven most holy Hindu pilgrimage cities in India. Dwarka is located in the Jamnagar district of Gujarat. Dwarka is on the mouth of the Gomti River into Gulf of Kutch. Dwarka is famous for Dwarkadhish Temple, built on the north bank of the Gomti River. Arrival at Dwarka. Evening Aarti Darshan at Dwarkadhish Temple. O/n stay at hotel.
Bet Dwarka –Also known as Bet Shankhoddar, Bet Dwarka is only 5 km from Okha Junction in the sea and Okha is 30 km from Dwarka. It is said to be the place where Lord Krishna lived with his family when the ruled at Dwarka. It is also the place where Vishnu slew the demon Shankhasura. Visitors make it a point to visit the Krishna temple at this site which holds much of interest to be seen and experienced.
Nageshwar (08th jyotirlinga) – Mahadev The Puranas mention 12 Jyotirlingas or columns of light representing Lord Shiva, who manifested himself in that form in different parts of India. This shiva shrine near Dwarka is one of these and is therefore accorded great respect.
The morning after breakfast drive to Somnath En-route visit Bhalika Tirth (Moksha Dwarka) Somnath is the famous temple of God Shiva located near Veraval in Saurashtra. It is on the western coast of Gujarat state. Somnath temple has one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to have appeared first in gold, at the behest of the moon-god, next in silver, created by the sun-god, a third time in wood at the command of Krishna, and finally in stone, built by Bhimdeva. The present temple is the 7th temple built in the same style. Evening Aarti Darshan at Somnath Temple and Enjoy Lighting & Sounding Show. O/n stay at Somnath.
Mahakaleshwar Temple and night halt in Ujjain. One of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India, the lingam at the Mahakala is believed to be swayambhu (born of itself) deriving currents of power shakti) from within itself as against the other images and lingams which are ritually established and invested with mantra-shakti.
KALBHAIRAV The present-day temple structure was built over the remains of an older temple. The original temple is believed to have been built by an obscure king named Bhadrasen. It has been mentioned in the Avanti Khanda of the Skanda Purana. Images of Shiva, Parvati, Vishnu and Ganesha belonging to the Paramara period (9th-13th century CE) have been recovered from the place. The temple walls were once decorated with Malwa paintings. However, only traces of these paintings are visible now.
Morning proceeds to Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple & MAHESWAR Come back to Indore. Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva. It is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river; the shape of the island is said to be like the Hindu Om symbol.