Sudama Mandir

Sudama Mandir

  • Porbandar
  • Gujarat
  • India

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Sudama Mandir, Porbandar Overview

Sudama Mandir is a major travel destination cum holy shrine in Gujarat. It is located in the city of Porbandar and is dedicated to Sudama Ji. He was a dear friend to Lord Krishna and led a life in poverty. Upon visiting him in Dwarika, he was treated like a royal and was blessed with riches of life.

Why Is It Famous?
Sudama Mandir is a famous temple of Lord Krishna’s childhood friend, Sudama Ji. This temple was constructed between 1902 and 1907. It was erected in the Hindu style of architecture and holds beautiful carvings and other floral patterns. The interiors of Sudama Mandir display the paintings and illustrations of Lord Krishna with Sudama.

This temple also narrates the famous incidence of Lord Krishna blessing him with all the riches of life just because he offered him a share of beaten rice. The share of beaten rice was the same share that was stolen by Sudama Ji during their school days.

Best Time To Visit:-
Sudama Mandir is famous in the region of Porbandar and is frequented on a huge scale by the pilgrims. Each day, it is visited on a huge scale and thus, no special season needs to be waited for.

Watch Out!
The temple of Sudama Ji is a sacred place and there are some basic rules and regulations that everyone is expected to abide by. No leather items, alcoholic beverages, and ammo are allowed inside the temple. No individual is allowed to enter the temple premises if he/she’s carrying any of the above-listed restricted items.

Reaching There:-
Porbandar is a city that can be visited via express trains, flights, and state-run buses due to a well-established connection of the roadways, airways, and railways. Traveling within the city can be done via local transit.

Nearest Railway Station:- Porbandar Railway Station
Nearest Airport:- Porbandar Airport

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