Muchkund Mahadev

CategoryHindu Temples

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressMuchkund Mahadev, Near Damodar Kund, Taleti Road, Girnar, Junagadh, Gujarat.

pincode362004

DistrictJunagadh

About Muchkund Mahadev

History

The earlier story like this king muchkund a spiritual king had renounces the worldly desire and become a rishi muchkund. He usually meditate in this caves. He has power like that whoever he would see on opening eyes would get burnt to ashes. Lord Krishna was escaping form his enemy kal yavan, he came to the caves where rishi muchkund is meditating , lord Krishna through his blanket over the meditating rishi muchkund and hide in a corner of the caves. Kal yavan entering in the cave to follow lord Krishna Saw the blanket covering person and drew the blanket .Rishi Muchkund meditation broken and he saw the kal yawan, a beam of fire went straight from his eyes to kal yavan and buring him to ashes.

Famous for

This is the famous place where lord Krishna ran and came form Mathura after he called as Ranchod Rai. His enemy kalyavan following him. There is a shiv-linga established by rishi muchkund so its known as “Muchkund Mahadev” The caves also have temple of lord Krishna and another shiv-linga established by lord Krishna.

Best time to Visit

Usually this area is open for visitors from April to September, but the best time to visit this area is during the full moon of August every year, when you can enjoy a big festival. Many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims will also be there to celebrate the full moon.

Best time to Go

At full moon days .

Distance of nearest cities

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    to
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  • Junagadh
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    467km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Bhavnagar
    205km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Bhuj
    320km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Dahod
    501km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Dwarka
    180km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Gandhinagar
    355km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Himmatnagar
    406km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Jamnagar
    131km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Mehsana
    401km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Morbi
    164km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Palanpur
    473km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Porbandar
    105km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Saputara
    705km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Somnath
    79km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Surat
    583km
  • Junagadh
    to
    Valsad
    630km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Junagadh and thier inquiry no. is, 02825630303

Nearest Railway Station is Junagadh and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Rajkot and thier inquiry no. is, 02812451849

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