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Pilgrimages of Gujarat - Gir Somnath district

Somnath Jyotirlinga:

Sri Somnath Jyotirlinga, Prabhasa Kshetra, near Veraval, Saurashtra, Gir Somnath district, Gujarat Sri Somnath Jyotirlinga, Prabhasa Kshetra, near Veraval, Saurashtra, Gir Somnath, Gujarat Puranic Event:
The Somnath Jyotirlinga is situated in Prabhasa Kshetra. Chandra Deva (Moon God) worshipped Lord Shiva here to get rid of his disease of consumption due to a curse of Daksha Prajapati. Lord Shiva appeared before him, relieved him from the curse by granting him the boon that the digit of the moon will increase and decrease on alternate fortnights.
(from Shiva Purana, Koti-Rudra Samhita - Ch 14)


Pilgrimage:
The Somnath Jyotirlinga is identified with the Somanth temple in Prabhasa Kshetra near Veraval in Saurashtra. It is in the Gir Somnath district of Gujarat.

For more details refer to Somnath Jyotirlinga from Shiva Purana.




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