Girnar Junagadh



Address : Junagadh

City/District : Junagadh

State : Gujarat

Introduction

Girnar, also known as Girinagar or Revatak Parvata, is a group of mountains in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, India. The Girnar mountain ranges are considered to be sacred. It is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Jains, who gather here during the Girnar Parikrama festival.

Details

Girnar, also known as Girinagar ('city-on-the-hill') or Revatak Parvata, is a group of mountains in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, India.

The Girnar mountain ranges are considered to be sacred. It is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Jains , who gather here during the Girnar Parikrama festival. Girnar is one of the six major 'tirthas' attributed to the 'panchkalyanakas' of various ' tirthankaras'.

This mountain was considered holy to Buddhists.