Gujarat Somnath Temple Was The Attraction For Andhecha Raja 2010 Theme
By: Pinki Thu, 13 Sept 2018 09:05 AM
The temple is situated at such a place that there is no land in straight-line between Somnath seashore till Antarctica, such an writing in Sanskrit is bring into being on the Arrow-Pillar called Baan-Stambh erected on the sea-protection wall at the Somnath Temple. This Baan-Stambh mentions that it stands at a point on the Indian landmass, which happens to be the first point on land in the north to the south-pole on that scrupulous longitude.
The Somnath Temple is situated in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval in Saurashtra, on the western coast of Gujarat, India, is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of the God Shiva. Somnath means "The Protector of Moon God". The Somnath Temple is known as "the Shrine Eternal", having been destroyed six times and rebuilt six times lately it was rebuilt in November 1947, when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel visited the area for the incorporation of Junagadh and mooted a plan for restoration. After Patel's death, the upgrading continued under K. M. Munshi, another minister of the Government of India.
According to the legend, Soma or the Moon God built the temple in gold, Ravana in silver, and Shri Krishna in wood. Soma was cursed by his father-in-law Daksha to wane as Soma loved only one of his wives, all of whom happened to be Daksha's daughters. His other wives complained about this slack behavior of Soma to their father Daksha, and thus the curse.