Top 3 attractions to explore in Kheda
Kheda is one among the oldest distrcits in Gujarat. Historically important district.
Attractions in Kheda
Sri Santram Mandir is a temple situated in Nadiad, Gujarat, India run by the Santram Maharaj organization which draws from a Hindu religious figure in Gujarat. The Santram mandir runs trusts for humanitarian activities like Eye Hospital, Physiotherapy Center, Dispensary, Radiology Center, Pathology & Laboratory as well as various other services which are countless. It also carries out various cultural as well as social activities.
The main temple, enclosed by a fort wall, is situated near the bank of the holy lake Gomti in the midst of the main bazaar of Dakor. The temple is covered with 8 domes and 24 turrets, with the central dome reaching a height of 27m. Crowned with a golden Kalash and a white silken flag, this temple is the tallest in the district. Though not very rich in carving, the main cupola derives its influence from the Maharashtrian style of temple architecture.
There are three main shrines in the temple the central shrine of this temple is that of Lakshmi Narayan and RanchodRai. On the right there is an image of Radha Krishna with Swaminarayan in the form of Hari Krishna and the left has Vasudev, Dharma and Bhakti. The wooden pillars of the temple bear colorful wood carvings. There is a Dharamsala within the temple premises. Gnyanbaug is a garden to the northwest of the temple gate that has four memorials dedicated to Swaminarayan.
Map of attractions in Kheda