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Gwarighat at a glance

Gwarighat is a famous Ghat on the bank of river Narmada besides Jabalpur city in Madhya Pradesh, India. Gwarighat is an important pilgrimage in Jabalpur district. Jabalpur city is fully blessed by holy river Narmada.

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Gwarighat has the significant place in Sikh Religion because according to ancient stories in Gwarighat Guru Nanak (a Sikh guru) stopped to preach when he was returning to his hometown Punjab. There is a Gurudwara (a Sikh temple) on the bank of river Narmada to commemorate Guru Nanak's visit.

Attractions at Gwarighat

The festivals like Narmada Jainti, Holi, birthday of Guru Amardas Ji, Makar Sankranti etc, are celebrated here with great enthusiasm. In Gwarighat daily hundreds of pilgrims, devotes and tourists congregate to perform ritualistic bathing on the river Narmada to wash their sins to attain Moksha.

Facts about Gwarighat

Maha Aarti Maha aarti is conducted daily from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Holy River A belief to get moksha for the soul of ancestors In Gwarighat Hindus pour the ashes of their deceased relative in holy river Narmada with believe that it will lead the soul of dead person to ultimate peace. Other than this Gwarighat also has a Jain temple which is famous for its idols.

How to Reach Gwarighat

Gwarighat is a small town located on the banks of the River Narmada near the city of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh state. Gwarighat can be reached from Jabalpur very easily via highway or railways (narrow gauge). The distance between the Gwarighat and the Jabalpur station is 8 km thatís why one can easily get public transport like bus; auto as well as tourist can also reach in this place by car, two-wheeler or any other means of private transport.

Published on Monday, 12 May 2014 | by Sonil Jain

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