Girnar Mountain is situated in the city of lions – Junagadh.
Lili Parikrama of Girnar is a very religious festival for lakhs of Devotees of Girnar Mountain which is also very popular among nature lovers, as pilgrims do parikrama around the girnar mountain and enjoys being in the lap of natural place’s king – Girnar Mountain.
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Every year Girnar Parikrama happens on Kartak Sud Agiyaras to Kartak Sud Poonam ( Dev Diwali ) as per Gujarati Calendar. Which usually comes in the winter season in the month of November -December.
In year 2021 expected dates for girnar parikrama is 14th November to 19th November.
The total Parikrama route is 36km. Which takes one day for youngsters but for older people it takes 2 days. Nature lovers usually like to stay for 2 days in Girnar during Lili parikrama because this is the only time when the forest department permits public entrance in Girnar jungle full of wildlife including Asiatic Lions.
Parikrama route details :
When parikrama route is 36 kilometers, Parikrama starts from Bhavnath & Last Place through which pilgrims pass is Bordevi.
Approximate distances between each place in Girnar Lili parikrama is,
‘Bhavnath’ to ‘Zina Bava Ni Madhi’ = 12 Kilometers
‘Zina Bava Ni Madhi’ to ‘Malvela’ = 8 Kilometers
‘Malvela’ to ‘Bordevi’ = 8 Kilometers
‘Bordevi’ to ‘Bhavnath’ = 8 Kilometers
Last year in 2020 due to Corona Pendamic, there was hold on the Girnar Parikrama because of Government Guidelines.
There is news for another varients of covid could get active, as a result this year in 2021 also Parikrama will be symbolic & held in the limit of 400 persons only & that also will be done by saints and people in the given limit.
Though all the tourism places of Junagadh including Girnar is open for tourists but there’s no permission to enter in forest area for public.
Update on 15th Nov, 2021 ⬇️⬇️
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All Girnar Devotees, Nature Lovers, and Pilgrims are hoping to do Girnar Lili Parikrama in the same way as it was happening previously before Corona, and again the trio of devotion, nature & joy cheers in the lap of girnar.
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