Dwaraka - Beti Dwaraka Mandir
glory of Dwaraka does not confine itself to the imposing mandir of Bhagawan
Krishna, lying on the bank of Gomati river, buI it strikes the eye at five
places going by the names of Pancha Dwarakas - Beti Dwaraka, Rukmini
Ihvaraka, Okha Dwaraka and the one submerged i, addition to the main - Dwaraka.
is a motorable road upto Okha Dwaraka, and from here pilgrims go by boats. There
are mechanized boats run by several companies and they charge one rupee per head
for ferrying across a distance of 8 kms. It is quite pleasant, and all enjoy the
voyage. The town authorities collect tax from every pilgrim. There are two
temples dedicated to Sri Krishna, and in both of them Vallabha Sampradaya is
observed. There are many old, dilapidated palatial buildings identified as Sri
Krishna's residential quarters and palaces of his ashtamahishis. The temples are
huge in dimensions and grand architectural designs.
is situated in an island of the Bay of Cutch, and is 20 miles off the main