Part of: Prelims and GS-I Culture
Context: Indian Prime Minister will inaugurate the new Circuit House at Somnath. About Somnath Temple
- The Somnath temple, also called Somanātha temple or Deo Patan, is located in Prabhas Patan, Veraval in Gujarat.
- It is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for the Hindus,
- They believe it to be the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva.
- The present Somnath temple is reconstructed in the Māru-Gurjara style of Hindu temple architecture.
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