Bhalka Tirth, Somnath

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Pay tribute to the spot where Lord Krishna left Earth for his heavenly abode at Bhalka Tirth, a shrine and a renowned religious site near Somnath. The shrine features a sacred fig tree planted on the spot, and a human-size statue of the reclining Krishna on a pedestal carved out of blue marble and adorned with a flower bracelet. Enjoy the tranquility of the area around the temple, with ancient plants, tulsi trees planted in memory of Krishna, and a pond. The temple forms part of a larger Somnath temple complex some 4 km (2.5 mi) away. Put Bhalka Tirth and other Somnath attractions into our Somnath driving holiday planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A must visit in Somnath. It was here that Lord Sri Krishna was hit by the arrow from Jara. Even the tree under which he was hit is preserved.  more »
  • Perhaps only place in the world where Lord Krishna's idol is in sleeping position. Nice place to visit.  more »
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