My Girnar Experiences

July 1, 2017

Girnar – 10

Filed under: Girnar, Shri Dattatraya Temples — Prashant Ghotikar @ 4:09 pm

My 10th visit….this time need to cancel my confirmed reservation on 2-Jun-17, due to demise in my extended family….so planned for this time.

23-June-17

Started by bus from Borivali…reached Rajkot @ 12pm….went to ST bus stand…boarded bus for Junadagh….reached by 3pm….welcomed by Uncle @ City Star Guest House.

Had some rest…in the evening, went to market…had light food…tried to sleep early…though could not as usual.

25-June-17

Wake up @ 2.50am….ready by 3.50am….boarded in an auto….started exactly  @ 4am….reached

Raja Gopichand & Bhartuhari Gufa @ 4.46am

Jain Derasar @ 5.17am

Ambaji Temple @ 5.37am

Gorakshanath Temple @ 5.45am

Kamandalu Kund entrance @ 5.54 am

Reached Shri Dattatraya Temple @ 6.05am.

All path was wet & foggy…..also few patches were dark…torch helped this time…

Had good darshan…no crowd as such….had wonderful, peaceful 10 mins…maximum time spent in the temple till date….had good chat with pujari…he gave me Shri Dattatraya Yantra this time…

Started descending @ 6.15am…had darshan @ Kamandalu kund…and sip of tea (as usual)….started to descend from Kamandalu kund @ 6.35am…had morning Aarti @ Ambaji Tempe….has good darshan…both times Gufa of Raja Gopichand & Raja Bhartuhari was closed…had darshan from outside….reached base @ 8.15am…took an auto reached Kalwa Chowk…had snacks & tea…again had good bath and rested for few hours….

Boarded new train 22992 @ 2.02pm….which is 30 mins ahead of Saurashtra Mail….all compartments were new…nice & clean…as it was off season…not much crowd in the train as well….had good journey…reached next day @ 5am.

Hoping to have one more darshan in this year…..lets see…

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