BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Sarangpur
Geographical & PoliticalAltitude: m Below sea level
Lattitude: 22.157253 Longitude: 71.771145
Zone - Saurastra, Hub - Rajkot, District - Botad
Sarangpur is a village in the Botad District in the state of Gujarat, India, and its name is also often pronounced, "Salangpur". Sarangpur is known throughout India for the historic Shri Kashtabhanjan Hanumanji temple and BAPS Swaminarayan temple located in the village. it is comes under the Vadtal Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday. It is the only Swaminarayan temple which has the murtis of neither Swaminarayan nor Krishna as the primary object of worship. Sarangpur is also known for its BAPS Shri Swaminarayan shikharbaddha mandir, built in 1916 by Shastri Yagnapurushdas which is the second highest temple in Gujarat at exactly 108 feet (108 being an auspicious number within the Swaminarayan Sampraday). It is a headquarters and training hub for newly enrolled monks (sadhus).
Mandir Darshan Timings
Open 7:30 to 10:15 am
Closed for Rajbhog Thal 10:15 – 11:15 am
Open 11:15 – 12:00 noon
Closed 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Open 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Closed for Thal 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Open 7:00 – 8:15 pm
Mangla Arti 6.00 am
Shangar Arti 7.30 am
Rajbhog Arti 11.15 am
Sandhya Arti 7.00 pm
Shayan Arti 8.15 pm
Daily Sabha 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Satsang Sabha Sunday 5:00 pm to 7: 00 pm
How to get there
By road: Nearest Bus Station: - Sarangpur Take Bus or Taxi from Amdavad (110 km.) - approximately 3½ hours by road.
By rail: Distance from Nearest Railway Station: - 14 km. from Botad
By air: Distance from Nearest Airport:150 km. from Amdavad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is an international airport serving the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India. The airport is located in Hansol, 9 km (5.6 mi) north of central Ahmedabad. It is named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is Indias eighth busiest airport with an average of 110 aircraft movements a day. The airport is a focus city for several Indian carriers, including Air India, Jet Airways, Jet Lite, Blue Dart,Go Air, Kingfisher Airlines, Indigo, and SpiceJet.