Bhalka Tirtha

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  • Address: Bhalka, Somnath, Gujarat 362265, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Bhalka Tirtha - Review

The Bhalka Tirth is probably the most pious place in Somnath basically because of the stories associated with it. According to legend, thousands of years ago Lord Krishna was resting on a deerskin in the jungle at the particular spot when a tribal hunter named Jara mistook his foot to be of a deer and shot an arrow at it. Knowing that his time had come, Lord Krishna graciously pardoned the hunter and started walking to the confluence of the 3 rivers. Currently a small temple stands at the spot to mark its importance and is dedicated towards Lord Krishna’s incredible feats and teachings. A blue colored idol of Lord Krishna in a meditating posture is inside the temple for devotees to pray to.

Bhalka Tirtha Information

  • Follow Hindu Temple customs such as removing of footwear outside the temple and wearing modest clothing.

How To reach Bhalka Tirtha by Public Transport

  • Somnath Trust operated tour Bus.
  • By renting a car or taxi.

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TripHobo Highlights for Bhalka Tirtha

  • Bhalka Tirtha Address: Bhalka, Somnath, Gujarat 362265, India
  • Bhalka Tirtha Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Bhalka Tirtha Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Bhalka Tirtha(preferred time): 06:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Bhalka Tirtha: 00:45 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Bhalka Tirtha

  • 95% of people who visit Somnath include Bhalka Tirtha in their plan

  • 48.6% of people start their Bhalka Tirtha visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Bhalka Tirtha

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

94.93% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bhalka Tirtha

People normally club together Dehotsarg Teerth and Junagadh Gate while planning their visit to Bhalka Tirtha.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Bhalka Tirtha, Somnath Reviews

  • This is the place where lord krishna was hit by a bow and his soul left the earth. The tree under which his soul departed is preserved and worshipped here. The place was not clean.

  • If going Somnath go here too. A place where Lord Krishna had left his body. This place does not take much time. Nice.

  • This is the place where Krishna was hit by an arrow shot by a hunter named Jara, after which he is said to have left the earth for the heavenly abode..

  • A place where bhagwaan shri krishna died

  • Holy place for hindus.. Shree krishna injured here with arrow of vali... 3 km away from somnath temple.. Near by fishing port may disturb u by smell.. Near by ramdhun is continues... very crowded during janmashtami.. Near by brahma kumari.. exhibition or show is Available...

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