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Samudra Narayana Temple at Dwarka in Gujarat – Samudra Narayan Temple on the Confluence of Gomti River and Arabian Sea

Located at the farthest end of Gomti Ghat very close to the Arabian Sea, Samudra Narayana Temple is dedicated to Vishnu. Samudra Narayan Temple at Dwarka in Gujarat is surrounded by Gomti River and Arabian Sea on the three sides. Some people believe that the huge sea waves that beat on the temple create the tune Srimad Narayan Hari Hari.

Five steps lead to the Samudra Narayana Temple entrance. Near the entrance on the left side there is a small cave like room. Goddess Gomti is worshipped in the room. She sits atop a lion.

The murti of Samudra Narayan is sand colored.

Samudra Narayana means Narayana or the Lord residing in the sea.

There is also another murti of Goddess Gomti in the sanctum sanctorum. The other murtis found in the temple are that of Samudra Deva, Varuna, Mother Ashta Bhavani and Mira Bhai.

A sacred tank or kund in the temple is used for ceremonial sacrifices.

Samudra Narayana Temple is surrounded by Panchanada Tirtha, five wells that have sweet water.

Near to this shrine is the Chakra Narayana Temple with a stone that has the mark of Chakra of Lord Vishnu.