Nagnath Temple, Darukavanam, Jamnagar (Nagnath Jyotirlingam, Gujarat)

Sri Nagnath temple is positioned in the remote village cited as Darukavanam, in the district of Jamnagar, in the state of Gujarat in Western India. The main deity of this temple is Nagnath (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is Mango tree. The holy water of this temple is spring water.

The agamam or pooja of this temple is called as Kameeyam. This temple is just 2000-3000 years old in this region. The historical name of this zone is Darukavanam.

The main religious festivals of this shrine are Magh Month (Thai Aattru) festival in January-February, Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chaturthi) in August-September, regional New Year and English New Year days, Makar Sankranti, Special pujas are performed in the temple for Lord and Goddess Ambika on Deepavali, Pradosha days – 13th day of New Moon or Full Moon days, procession of Lord in Kailash Vahan, 29 day Brammotsavam in May-June, Skanda Sashti in October-November, Maha Shivarathri in February – March and 10 day Ashada Purnima (Aadi Pooram) in July-August.

It is to be noted that this tree doesn’t blossom on any other day of the year. It also largely attracts a large number of people to this particular temple in order to witness the specialty. The main deity graces for pilgrims and devotees from the sanctum sanctorum as a Swayambu Linga.

Special pujas and rituals are performed with great devotion and dedication to the Lord on all festive days and auspicious days. People from within the state and its neighboring states visit this temple.

Address – Sri Nagnath temple, Darukavanam, Jamnagar, Gujarat.

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  1. Sushant says:

    griha pravesh muhurat in july 2013 in jamnagar gujarat

  2. Gnanaprasuna Tatavarti says:

    nice to see all the templs and devataas.