Articles tagged under: Dakor

Two dead during traditional Annakoot loot ceremony in Ranchhodrayji temple of Dakor

October 21, 2017
Two dead during traditional Annakoot loot ceremony in Ranchhodrayji temple of Dakor

Dakor (Gujarat): Two people died, one of them in a stampede like scene, during the traditional ceremony of Annakoot loot (tradition of taking the prasad kept in the sanctum sanctorum) in the famous Ranchhodraiji temple in Dakor town of Kheda district in Central Gujarat yesterday, police said today. While one of the deceased was a 54 year old sevak (staff) of the temple who died of heart attack, the other identified as Akshaykumar Ramanlal Parmar (23), resident of nearby Sureli ...Read More

Dhuleti being observed across Gujarat with fervor and gaiety, sea of devotees at Dakor on last day of Faguni poonam mela

March 13, 2017
Dhuleti being observed across Gujarat with fervor and gaiety, sea of devotees at Dakor on last day of Faguni poonam mela

Ahmedabd/Vadodara/Rajkot/Aravalli: The festival of Dhuleti is being observed across Gujarat today with traditional fervor and gaiety even as the famous 3 day long Faguni poonam mela at Ranchhod ji temple at Dakor in central Gujarat is witnessing the flood of devotees on the last day. Governor O P Kohli and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani have greeted the people of Gujarat on the occasion. At Dakor, where live darshan is being telecast on five giant LED walls, a sea of devotees has made a beeli...Read More

Devotees offer puja in temples across Gujarat on Faguni Poonam

March 12, 2017
Devotees offer puja in temples across Gujarat on Faguni Poonam

Vadodara/Rajkot/Aravalli: Devotees today thronged various temples across Gujarat on the occasion of Fagani Poonam (full moon day of Fagun month of Gujarati calender). Amid tight security and other arrangements thousands of devotees had darshans of lord Ranchhod rai ji at famous Dakor temple in central Gujarat where a three day Faguni poonam mela (fair) that began yesterday would culminate tomorrow on the occasion of Dhuleti. Large number of people reached Dakor on foot with flags...Read More

In pictures: Devotees walking on roads to Dakor

March 22, 2016

Ahmedabad Lakhs of devotees are walking to Dakor and Dwarka to participate in Fagani Punam fair and to seek blessings of Shri Ranchhodrayji and Dwarkadhish. Presented here are some of the pictures of roads to Dakor this year. - DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat govt approves Rs 512 crore 4-lane highways to pilgrim places

May 15, 2015

Gandhinagar Gujarat government has taken a decision to convert the highways to Ambaji, Dakor, Pavagadh and Palitana into four lane. Procedures in this regard are already initiated after related announcement in year 2015-16 budget. Four laning work on these highways will be completed in next four to five years period at estimated cost of Rs. 1400 crore in phase wise manner. These details were shared by Road and Building department minister, Government of Gujarat Shri Nitin Patel. He ...Read More

Fagani Poonam Mangla Darshan of Dakor Ranchhodraiji Mandir(Video)

March 05, 2015

Ahmedabad Over a million devotees are today having darshan of Shri Krishna at three major mandirs in Gujarat - Shamlaji in north Gujarat, Dakor in central Gujarat and Dwarkadhish in Saurashtra region. Lakhs of devotees walk to these three mandirs every year ahead of Fagani Poonam(Holi or full moon day of the month of Fagan as per Gujarati Hindu calendar). A small Dakor town in central Gujarat attracts highest number of pilgrims on this day. People gather outside Ranchhodray Mand...Read More

A devotee leaves 6.7 kg crown for Lord Ranchhodray in Dakor mandir

October 16, 2014

Ahmedabad, 16 October 2014 An unidentified Vaishnav bhakta today morning came to Dakor based Ranchhodrayji Mandir and offered a suitcase containing 6.7 kg golden crown for Lord Ranchhodray's murti. A person had arrived at the mandir with suitcase and key which he dedicated to Lord Ranchhodray. The crown received by temple administration is beautifully made. As soon as people of Dakor came to know abut this development, they rushed to mandir to have darshan of ...Read More

Ground breaking of Sadhvi Ritambhara’s Vatsalya Gram in Gujarat at Mahisa near Dakor this Monday

May 18, 2013

Ahmedabad, 18 May 2013 Mahamandleshwar Swami Shri Parmanand Giri Maharaj will perform ground breaking of his disciple Sadhwi Ritambhara's Vatsalya Gram at central Gujarat's Mahisa near Dakor on 20th of May, 2013 in presence of Ram kathakar Shri Morari Bapu, Shri Indira betiji and Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Narendra Modi. Addressing the media in Ahmedabad today afternoon, Sadhvi Ritambhara who is also know as 'Didi ma' said that this is Param Shakti Pith...Read More

Modi to seek blessings at Ranchhodray mandir in Dakor before addressing seven rallies in a day

December 04, 2012

Ahmedabad, 4 December, 2012 Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address seven public meetings on Wednesday across the state. Shri Modi will start his election tour from Ranchhodray mandir at Dakor where he would seek blessings of Shri Ranchhodray bhagwan. He will address a public meeting at Bhavans college ground here. 10:30: Madhuba party plot, Kalol 12.20: Lalji Maharaj place at Sayla. 1.45: Mahavir gean compound, Wankaner. 3.30: Nand gam, Bhachau 5...Read More

Video: these Muslims in Gujarat offer service to Dakor padyatris, and chant ‘Jay Ranchhod’

March 05, 2012

By DeshGujarat News, Ahmedabad, 3 March, 2012 A Muslim family in Ahmedabad, Gujarat offers water, sharbat and food packets to hundreds of Hindu pilgrims on way to Dakor where Lord Ranchhodrai( Shri Krishna)'s famous mandir is located. A Muslim family of Abdul Kalam Pathan, his wife Nilofar, and sons Vasim, Nasim and Asim regularly do this service every year ahead of Holi when thousands of pilgrims pass through Gor-na-kuva area of Khokhra locality in Ahmedabad on way to Dak...Read More