Category: Bhalka Tirth


Temple – Bhalka Tirth
Bhalka Tirtha situated in the Veraval in Saurashtra on the western shoreline of Gujarat, India, is where Krishna was slaughtered by a bolt shot by a tracker named Jara, after which revered Shiva, a demonstration alluded to in the Puranas as Shree Krishna Nijdham Prasthan Leel As indicated by Mahabharata, the Kurukshetra war brought about the demise of the multitude of hundred children of Gandhari. On the night prior to Duryodhana's demise, Krishna visited Gandhari to give his sympathies. Gandhari felt that Krishna intentionally didn't stop the conflict, and angrily and distress, Gandhari reviled that Krishna, alongside every other person from the Yadu administration, would die following a day and a half. Krishna himself knew and needed this to occur as he felt that the Yadavas had gotten haughty and self-important (adharmi), so he finished Gandhari's discourse by saying "tathastu" Following a day and a half passed, a battle broke out between the Yadavas, at a celebration, who killed one another. His senior sibling, Balarama, at that point surrendered his body utilizing Yoga. Krishna resigned into the woods and began contemplating under a tree. The Mahabharata additionally portrays the tale of a tracker who turns into an instrument for Krishna's take-off from the world. The tracker Jara, confused Krishna's somewhat noticeable left foot with that of a deer, and shot a bolt, injuring him mortally. After Jara understood the misstep, while as yet dying, Krishna told Jara, "O Jara, you were Vali in your past birth, executed without help from anyone else as Rama in Treta Yuga. Here you got an opportunity to even it and since all demonstrations in this world are done as wanted by me, you need not concern for this". At that point Krishna, with his physical body climbed back to his endless home, Goloka and this occasion marks flight of Krishna from the earth. The news was passed on to Hastinapur and Dwarka by observers to this event. The spot of this episode is accepted to be Bhalka, close to Somnath temple.