Mind always craves for happiness because of the notion that anything pleasant or pleasurable to the senses would lead to happiness. But, such happiness is dependent upon external objects and is temporary in nature. If the experience is pleasurable, senses would demand more and more of it. Yoga searches for happiness and knowledge that last for longer and thus treats the ailed mind and body. Ayurvedic Medication is the ancient Indian way of providing treatment to body and mind. Jamnagar in Gujarat provides facilities both for Ayurvedic medicines and Yoga.
Chanting the names of gods incessantly takes a person away from the worries and anxieties involved in the drudgery of the routine working. The vibrations that come out while chanting the mantras, soothes the excited nerves and exerted mind. A temple at Jamnagar finds its name in the Guinness Book of Records for conducting non-stop chanting since the year 1964. Anyone, physically present at this sacred environment of chanting will be spiritually enlightened and mentally benefitted.
Jamnagar also has its recognition as the Oil City of India. The Essar Oil Refineryis located the nearby town named Vadinagar. Jamnagar, lying south to the Gulf of Kutch is 337 km away from the state capital of Gandhinagar. Recently, Jamnagar shot to prominence with the establishment of the world’s largest oil refinery by the Reliance Industries near the village of Moti khavdi. Every tourist will be urged upon to have a look on the world renowned place.
The fusion of architecture of Rajput and European styles can be witnessed at the Darbarfadh Palace at Jamnagar, the royal habitat of Jam Saheb. The semi-circular structure of the palace complex, the stone carvings, wall paintings, ornamental mirrors carved pillars and sculptures and fretwork jail-screens speak a lot about the aesthetic fervor of the contemporary royal families. Moreover, the semi-circular bastions of the fort-like palace, turrets, and guard rooms with swords, musket loops and powder flasks stands witness to their military strategies.
The Marine National Park stretches 170 km along the coast and is constituted of 42 islands, of which 33 are ringed by coral reefs. The marine and bird life can well be observed by paying a visit during December to March. The best time to visit the Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary in Jamnagar is during September to March. The freshwater marshlands are home to flocks of cranes.
Those interested for availing Ayurvedic treatment or intend to have deeper knowledge on this ancient Indian medicinal stream can pay a visit to the library in the Gujarat Ayurved University at Jamnagar housed in the premises of Dhanvantri (the God of medicines) Mandir, at Jaipur. The Ranjit Institue of Poly-Radio Therapy or also known as the Solarium has as lowly revolving tower that provides daylong sunlight for the treatment of skin diseases. Bhujio Kotho, located on the bank of Lakhota Lake exhibits the military strategies of the rulers.
There are a number of temples in Jamnagar that attracts visitors for their religious and architectural significance. These are Mota Ashapura Maa Temple, Shantinath Mandir, Vardhaman Shah’s Jain Temple, Bala Hanuman Temple and Bholeshwar Mahadev Temple.
Yoga and Ayurveda are the exclusive Indian contributions towards the wellbeing of humanity that could be experienced by paying a visit to Jamnagar.