Swaminarayan Temple, Idar

CategoryReligious Destinations

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi, English

AddressSwaminarayan Temple, Near Idar Fort, Khokhanath Mahadev, Idar, Sabarkantha, Guajrat.

pincode383430

DistrictSabarkantha

About Swaminarayan Temple, Idar

History

At that time Idar was the state and Ganmbhirsihji was the king of Idar. Brahmins were in majority in Idar stae and their main occupation was ‘bhiksha Vruthi;. The Divan of Idar suggested king to collect tax on Bhiksha vruthi. King accepted his suggestion. Brahmins requested to remove the tax to the king but king did not removed the tax. Finally Brahmins to Idar and meet Sadguru Gopalanand swamin and his father Motiramji. Sadguru Gopalanandswamin and his father came to idar and meet king Gambhirsinhji and requested to remove the tax. But king did not give any positive sign to remove the tax. So Shri Gopalanandji, Motiramji and all the Brahmins went near a big tree.

In palace all the family members of King got a serious health problem . So king Gambhisinji thought I have done a biggest mistake. Instantly he went to Sadguru Shri Gopalanand Swami and requested to forgive him. Same time he decided to remove the tax king has no son at that time. But by blessing of sadguru Shri Gopalanand swami king got one son named juvansinji. Shri Gopalanand swami. Shri Ayodhyaprasadji and juvansinhi establish this Mandir Juvansinhji gave Laloda Village for the maintenance of the mandir. This document is still at mandir. This only one temple in the world that has one village for maintenance at present Mahant Swami jagdishprasad. Satya Sankalp Swami Shastri,premprakasdji, pujari kapilmunidasji Parsad Sanjay Bhagvat etc Manager this temple.

Famous for

There are so many celebrations are done at idar Swaminarayan Mandir. The celebration includes kathe in Sravan Mas. Dhunya in Dhanurmas. Annkut Utsav in Diwali Time. Krushna Janmotsav on Jnamshtami. Harikurshna Maharaj Janmotsav on Narayan Jayani. Puspdolostav, Tulsi Vivah and others. All the Celebrations are done with Acharya Maharajshri and other Saints.

Best time to Visit

November to February is the best time to take visit the temple.

Best time to Go

festive time is good time for outing the temple.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Ahmedabad
    79km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Ambaji
    100km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Amreli
    409km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Bharuch
    361km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Bhavnagar
    279km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Bhuj
    385km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Dahod
    293km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Dwarka
    536km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Gandhinagar
    55km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Jamnagar
    392km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Junagadh
    406km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Mahesana
    76km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Morabi
    283km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Palanpur
    146km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Porbandar
    491km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Saputara
    499km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Somnath
    485km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Surat
    357km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    valsad
    424km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Idar and thier inquiry no. is, 02778250091

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

Nearest Airport is Ahmedabad and thier inquiry no. is, 07922869211

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