Thursday, January 31, 2013

Dwarika visit

We started at 12:00 noon from plateform 2A of Ahmedabad. This 2A plateform is the extension of plateform towards west side. We went there and after some time the passenger train came. we had our reservation in Sleeper Coach so we entered in the coach got our seats and train moved to Dwarika. Jai Dwarikanath! every one spoken.
we were in train whole night early morning at abut 4:30 am our train reached Dwarika. It was dark night so we stayed at waiting room, fresh there. We took some eating material and water and other luggage we deposited to Cloak room as we have to catch night train to Rajkot at 11:30. We went out the station it was 7:00 am morning and it was darkness. No light of sun started till then. It was 9th of Jan 13. 

Tempo driver were told to take us to bus stoppage who can take us for site visit. We decided to take site visit first and then evening Darshan of Main Temple of Dwarka. Dwarka Temple is  near to Dwarka Station at about 1 km. There were no public outside Dwarka station. Only 2 -3  Auto drivers were standing there. It was 7:00 am. It was a cold night. Whole auto took Rs.40/- to reach us to Bus station for local tour. We said that we have to travel by Government Bus. He took us to a travel agency. Agency man said us fair of Rs. 80/- per person. Someone told us it is Rs.70/- per person. We asked is it government bus service? he said no. we asked auto driver to drop us to government bus depot. When we strongly said to auto driver to drop there then he took us to Nagar Nigam Bus Service office. There bus was standing and fair per seat was Rs. 60/- .  Some 8 seats were left in the bus. We took four seats tickets. It was a new bus of Tata. There were two new buses of Nagar Nigam which is going for site scene at 8:00 am morning and back to that spot, at 1:30 noon and second trip from 2:00 noon to 7:30 pm. Bus was going to show us 4 points.

After purchasing ticket of bus, we took tea and snacks at nearby shop. Tea was for Rs 8/- per cup. It was nice tea. We saw it is 7:45 am and light is coming on sky.
Bus Stand at Dwarka Nagar Palika
we took our seats. soon bus filled with passengers, who have already took their tickets. At right 8:00 am Bus started.
Rukmani Temple:
Rukmani Mandir
First Bus took us to Rukmani Mandir. It reached after 10-15 minutes. It is near to Dwarkadheesh Temple. Here Murti of Rukmani is situated. Pandit told us that this is the point where water is sweet. on other places of whole Dwarka water is khara or salty. 
Bhent Dwarka:
On Boat
Then bus started towards Bhent Dwarka in a island. Fishers and fish spreaded on the ground to dry were all there in the way. In this way some road construction were going on. Otherwise all roads in the way were fine. We reached at the end of earth. There were sea. Many Ships and boats were in the sea. Boats were taking pilgrims to Bhent Dwarka. Per person charges was Rs.10/-. Bus driver droped us here at 9:00 am and said that we should come back latest by 11:00 o clock, otherwise he will left late comers. we move fast. A big boat were taking passengers we rushed there in crowd we entered the boat. Boat started towards Bhent Dwarka. Sea birds started flying with us for some food. we were heard from one pilgrim about that.

Friday, January 18, 2013

My Journey to Ahemdabad, Dwarika and Somnath

We decided to proceed for pilgrim to Ahmedabad, Dwarika and Somnath. Accordingly some plan made. We proceeded to Ahmedabad from Lucknow by Sabarmati train which left Lucknow at 11:50 at night. It was a very cold night of 3 Jan 13. This day winter was at peek. next full day we were in train after that day at about 5 a.m. we reached Ahmedabad. We were going to Trimandir Adalaj. which is situated at Ahmedabad Kalol highway. we asked the TC how to reach Trimandir. He gently said. At right side out of the Station 89/1 no. bus will go to Trimandir at a ticket cost of Rs. 15 per head. It was situated far enough. As we went out the station Auto drivers offered us to go to Trimandir at Rs.300/- . We went to bus stop. There was a bus standing no. 89/1 we took place and bus started to our destiny. After half an hour we reached Trimandir. Here we came for Gyanwidhi by Sri Deepak Bhai on 5-6 Jan. We told Nimesh bhai about our arrival. Nimesh bhai previously came in Oct 12 at Lucknow for Aptputra Satsang. We went to Atithigrah and found a room. Perday charges are fixed as per room AC/Non AC.
Trimandir Adalaj, Dada Bhagwan, Niruma
On the same day 04:30 to 7:00 we attended Satsang of Deepak Bhai. There were thousands of people sitting on floor and on chairs as per their facility listening to Deepak bhai very peacefully. This Satsang was in Gujrati but there were facility of live translation broadcasting in Hindi, English and one other foreign language German. We met there Dheeraj Bhai, Radhey Shyam bhai of Media department. They were nice in speaking and in behaviour. On Monday Akshardham Temple remains closed so next morning we went to Akshardham temple and returned in noon for evening Gyanvidhi by Deepak Bhai. We attended Gyanvidhi from 3:30 noon onwards by Deepak Bhai. It was second time for us to attend Gyanvidhi. It was nice feeling. Thousands of people were gathered there for this Gyanvidi. One can know about self and Atma in very nice way.

There is facility about Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner which is open at these timings and runs for about 2 to 3 hrs for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Token of Rs. 30/- should be purchased previously from counter for Lunch and Dinner per person full diet and Rs. 20/- for Breakfast per person.  Amba foods shops are also there which provide variety of products to purchase which is produced by them. Quality of these products are very good.

Next day we were free and we attended Satsang of Deepak Bhai after that we came to know that one Free Circular Bus Service is available starting from Trimandir and coming back to Trimandir. After half an hour some busses are running which may be caught. We took a bus which were going to Iscon temple. we went there. It dropped us next side of the road to temple we went to temple and saw. It was beautiful temple. Murtis were very beautiful. We came out from the temple and stood on the tempo stand in front of the temple. when jeep driver asked us to where to go. we said we are waiting for free bus service, he said  go to north at the end of overbridge there is stoppage of free bus service. We went there. We found the Stand/place of free bus Service stoppage. We waited there and after some time bus came and we catched our bus to Trimandir.
We reached trimandir and went to our room and rested. At night we took dinner and we slept peacefully in our room.
Next day we had to catch our train at 12:00 noon passenger train from Ahmedabad to Dwarika

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Trimandir Adalaj Bhagwan

Bhole Shankar, Har Har Bum Bum, Jai Parwati Mata

Jai Bajrang bali, Hanuman, Lal Langote wale, Pawansut, Anjaniputra

Sri Ganesh, Sidhivinayaka, Gajanan, Lambodar, Mooshak vahan


Mahavir Bhagwan

Sri Simandar Swami Trimandir Adalaj


Sri Rishabhdeva Bhagwan

Sri Krishna,  Dwarikadheesh,  Balaji bhagwan