Bhalka Tirth, Somnath

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Pay tribute to the spot where Lord Krishna left Earth for his heavenly abode at Bhalka Tirth, a shrine and a renowned religious site near Somnath. The shrine features a sacred fig tree planted on the spot, and a human-size statue of the reclining Krishna on a pedestal carved out of blue marble and adorned with a flower bracelet. Enjoy the tranquility of the area around the temple, with ancient plants, tulsi trees planted in memory of Krishna, and a pond. The temple forms part of a larger Somnath temple complex some 4 km (2.5 mi) away. Put Bhalka Tirth and other Somnath attractions into our Somnath driving holiday planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Among the many holy places near Somnath, Bhalka Teerth deserves a special mention. Located between Somnath and Veraval, it is at this spot that Lord Krishna received a fatal wound from the arrow of a ...  more »
  • This temple as per Hindu mythology is said to be the place where Even God willingly submitted himself to his Leela of birth and death.The tree,te hunter kneeling before Krishna ,the arrow stuck to his...  more »
  • Bhalka Tirth visited in the evening on 12th Feb 2018. The temple is famous for Lord Krishna where he was hit by an arrow shot in his left foot by a hunter named Jara. Here we found the deity of Lord K...  more »
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  • Very religious and peaceful place. Clean and quiet. Hold a very important place in the spiritual history of India.
  • If going Somnath go here too. A place where Lord Krishna had leaf his body. This does not take much time. Nice.
  • Great place. But temple is still undergoing some construction. Nice artwork on pillars and walls of temple. Jay shree krishna
  • Still in construction.... Great place to visit...must one time... Great historical stories with this temple and my family.
  • This is the place where the lord Krishna leave his life and it's renovating now so it will come out as a great sculpture

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