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Somatirtha is a place of pilgrimage situated in the west of India, on the coast of Gujarat. Somatirtha is a place located near the famous Somanath Temple
. The name, Somatirtha, has been derived from a legend. According to this legend Soma, the moon, was cured at this place from the imprecation of Daksha
, his father-in-law. Somatirtha is also called Prabhasa. Somatirtha has also been mentioned in Puranas
of 3rd or 4th century. In present day India Somatirtha lies in Ranipur Jharial.
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