Kutch Lila

Kutch Lila
History of Bhuj Mandir
Mahima of Lord Shree Swaminarayan
& The Devotees of Kutch
• Maharaj first visited Kutch in the month of
Maha Sud 7 Samvat 1860
• Spent 30 years of his total lifespan in Gujarat
• Spent 7 years in Kutch.
• The Great Devotees of Kutch include Ladhiba,
Sundarji Suthar, Gangaram Mal, Khaiyo Khatri,
Mulji & Krishnaji, Karniba and much many
The Original Temple
• During the Fuldol Utsav in Gadhada devotees of
Bhuj met and requested Maharaj to construct a
temple in Bhuj.
• Lord asked Vaishnavanad Swami to proceed with
a team of saints to Bhuj and construct a temple
• On 15th of May 1823 the Temple was Built and
Maharaj himself installed Narnarayan Dev and
Hari- Krishna Maharaj.
• The Narayan Dev idol came from Sweatdeep
Old Bhuj Mandir
Bhaktavatsal Swami said that we should not call this
Mandir Old Mandir (Junu Mandir) but instead we
should call it Prasadi Nu Mandir or Neej Mandir
because its not old Mandir its Mandir built God
himself therefore from today onwards no one should
refer to this Mandir as Old Mandir
Which Idol Was Where
Ghanshyam Maharaj
Narnarayan Dev HariKrishna Maharaj
RadhaKrishna Dev,
Bhuj Earthquake- The Divine Vision
• On January 2001 Gujarat was struck by an
• Due to the earthquake city of Bhuj was
• A miracle occurred the northward side of the
temple was destroyed but the divine idols
remained as they were without any damage
The Creation of Bhuj Dham
• After the Earthquake MaharajShree, Mahant
Swami and other saints and devotees around
the world decided to build a new magnificent
house for the idols .
• On the 7th of May 2003 the creation for this
Uniqueness Mandir began
Bhuj Dham
• After long 7yrs of wait the Temple was finally
• Expanding a 35,000 sq. feet area, this Temple
has 7 sky touching pinnacles. It consists of one
central dome, 25 minor domes and 258 pillars.
• On the 18th of May 2010 idols were installed in
their new divine home now known as Tirth
Tirth Dham Bhuj

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