Damodar Kund

About The Place : Damodar Kund is one of the sacred lakes as per Hindu beliefs, which is located at the foothills of Girnar hills, near Junagadh in Gujarat, India. It is considered holy, as per Hindu mythology and many Hindus prefer to bathe and immerse the ashes and the bones left after cremation of dead bodies, here at Damodar Kund due to a belief that the departed souls would get moksha here. It may be mentioned here that other such famous places for immersion of ashes and bones (Hindu rite of asthi-visarjana) are in Ganga at Haridwar and Triveni Sangam at Prayag. The water of the lake has properties of dissolving the bones.The lake is 257 ft long and 50 ft broad and only 5 feet deep. It is surrounded by a well built ghat.The steps for going up the Girnar hills start near Damodar Kund.

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