Articles tagged under: Bhavnath
February 13, 2018
CM Vijay Rupani today announced that the famous Bhavnath fair organized every year during Mahashivratri at the base of Girnar mountain here would be accorded Mini Kumbh status.
Talking to newsmen here after performing puja in the Bhavnath temple with wife Anajaliben in presence of minister R C Faldu and Jayesh Radadia, Rupani said that from the next year the fair which was attended by lakhs of devotees would be accorded Mini Kumbh status as desired by Saints. The g...Read More
February 09, 2018
(In video, Dhwaja Rohan vidhi today morning which marked beginning of Bhavnath fair)
Junagadh: Bhavnath fair of Maha Shivratri in the foothills of mountain Girnar kicked off today with placing of flag atop Bhavnath temple. The fair over next five days will be participated by around one million people from across Gujarat. The main attraction of this fair is naked saints marching on Maha Shivratri night before taking midnight bath in Mrugi Kund at Bhavnath temple. Here are the glimpses of t...Read More
February 20, 2017
Junagadh: The famous five day Bhavnath fair, held every year at the Bhavnath Mahadev temple situated near the base of Girnar hills (Girnar Taleti) around 8 km from Junagadh and which culminates at the midnight on the Mahshivratri day (February 24 this year) with great show of devotional and festive energy by Naga sages, started today with the performance of the traditional ritual of religious flag hoisting (Dhawjarohan) amid vedic chants.
Saints performed the ritual among chant...Read More
February 18, 2017
Junagadh: Globally famous Mahashivratri fair of Bhavnath in Junagadh will begin this Monday.
Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) has decided to operate 225 buses to carry extra number of passengers to Junagadh during the fair period.
Globally famous five-day long Bhavnath fair at Bhavnath Mahadev temple in the foothills of Girnar (Girnar Taleti) around 8 km from Junagadh city in Gujarat which culminates on the Mahshivratri day with great show of devotional and festive energ...Read More
March 09, 2016
Presented here is the video of this year's 'Ravadi' at Bhavnath fair in Girnar foothills in Junagadh, Gujarat on occasion of Maha Shivratri in which 100s of naked Hindu sadhus walked from Bhavnath Mandir to Mrugi Kund where they had midnight holy bath. Like every year, lakhs of pilgrims, visitors, tourists were present to see this march which is similar to Kumbh mela. Difference was - the Kumbh mela march happens in daylight, while Bhavnath mela march happens in the night.
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February 13, 2015
Mystic and religious Bhavnath fair kicks off today in the foothills of mount Girnar in Junagadh, Gujarat. As per the tradition, the fair is officially declared open every year after a group of sadhus worships religious flag and install it over the top of a small Bhavnath mandir.
Around one million visitors from all over Gujarat and other states visit this five-day long fair every year.
Main attraction of this fair is presence of naked Hindu saints(nag...Read More
February 24, 2014
Ahmedabad, 24 February 2014
Mystic and religious Bhavnath fair kicks off today in the foothills of mount Girnar in Junagadh, Gujarat. As per the tradition, the fair is officially declared open every year after a group of sadhus worships religious flag and install it over the top of the Bhavnath mandir.
Around one million visitors from all over Gujarat and other states visit this five-day long fair every year. This time however the fair is being held for only four days...Read More
March 08, 2013
Gandhinagar, 8 March 2013
Presented above are the videos of Maha Shivartari fair at the foot hills of Girnar mountain in Junagadh district of Gujarat. The five-day-long fair - known as Bhavnath fair - attracts hundreds of Naga sadhus. Bhavnath fair is one of the biggest fairs in Gujarat. It attracts on an average about a million visitors every year. The videos tell rest of the details.
March 06, 2013
Junagadh, 6 March 2013
Mystic and religious Bhavnath fair kicked off today at the foothills of Girnar in Junagadh, Gujarat. The annual fair kicks off every year five days before Maha Shivratri. As per the tradition, the fair is officially declared open after saints worship religious flag and install it over the top of the Bhavnath mandir. Presented above is the video of the ceremony that took place today morning.
October 02, 2012
Gandhinagar, 2 October 2012
Speaking at the youth convention in Gandhinagar today afternoon, Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi made several important announcements, a list of which is presented here:
-A new Vapi taluka in Valsad district considering its industrial development.
-A new Gir Gadhda taluka from existing Una taluka in Junagadh district.
-A separate Netrang taluka in Bharuch district, considering tribal development.
-A new Bodeli taluka in new...Read More
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