(Last Updated on : 18/07/2016)
Gomti Temple is located very near to Samudra Narayan temple and this temple is dedicated to Goddess Gomti.
Location of Gomti Temple
Gomti Temple is just a walking distance from Samudra Narayan temple in Dwaraka
. It is located just opposite side of Gomti River
History of Gomti Temple
According to the mythological legend, the river Gomti was brought from Heaven to Earth by Sage Vashishta. His idol has been placed here to commemorate that incident. Opposite of the Gomti Temple, there are many steps that lead to one of the entrances of Dwarkadheesh Temple, which is one of the oldest temples of Lord Krishna
in Gujarat. It is believed that devotees must first visit Gomti Temple before visiting Dwarkadheesh Temple of Gujarat.
Architecture of Gomti Temple
Gomti Temple has different altars, each in the form of a small room. The one in the centre houses the idol of Sri Gomti Mataji which is a white coloured marble idol. On the right is a white marble idol of Sri Mahalakshmi Mataji. On the left is a sand coloured idol of Sage Vashishta
. Between the Sri Gomti Mataji idol and Sri Mahalakshmi Mataji idol is a black idol of Sri Dwarkadheesh
. An orange-coloured idol of Lord Ganesha
is kept above the altar door of Gomti Mataji.
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