Dev SomNath Temple is located in Savagar, Dungarpur district at Rajasthan. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
About The Deity
The Hindus in the Shiva tradition worship Lord Deva Somanath here. The Shiva Lingam is 6" tall and is of whitish color and it is said to be natural and self-form and not man made.
About the Temple
This ancient temple was built in 11th century. It’s widely believed that the priests of the renewed Somnath temple of Gujrat fled Somnath when Mahmood Ghajanavi invaded and came to Dungarpur, then known as vagar. They built this temple here. The stone inscription on the wall of the temple tells in of the renovation time which is from 1483 A.D. to 1498 A.D.
The Temple has: 1.A three storeyed sabha mandapa ( Portico ) 2.Toran dwar or the main gate (Entrance) 3.Statuettes are beautifully carved on stone pillars. 4. There are 150 pillars in the sabha mandap and 75 pinnacle (Shikhar) 5.The portico and the have gods and goddesses in carved.
Main Gate (Toran Dwar) 2.Three doored portico 3.Very huge and high shikhar (Pinnacle) 4.225 pillars beautifully ornamental.
Fairs are held on Shiva Ratri and Vaishakhi Poornima ( Full Moon ).
Custom & Traditions of Temple
There is traditional observance of Mansha Vrata for fulfilment of wishes. Worship is performed in accordance with the instruction laid down by the scriptures.
How To Reach Dev Som Nath Temple
Nearest airport is Dabok, Udaipur airport.
Nearest railway station is Bhavanath railway station.
Nearest Bus stop is Savgar bus stop.
Dev Som Nath Temple,
Rajasthan - 314034.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open in Morning from 6.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.