Muli, Gujarat

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Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°38′20″N 71°27′29″E / 22.638808°N 71.458039°E / 22.638808; 71.458039Coordinates: 22°38′20″N 71°27′29″E / 22.638808°N 71.458039°E / 22.638808; 71.458039
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Surendranagar
Population
 • Total Over 9,000[2]
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 02756
Vehicle registration GJ 13
Climate Dry (Köppen)
Website gujaratindia.com

Muli is a town located 21 km (13 mi) southwest of the district capital of Surendranagar, Gujarat, India, by the Bhogavo River.[3] It has a population of greater than 20,000 people.

History[edit]

Muli may refer to the city or to the Indian Princely state of the same name. The Princely State of Muli had an area of 133 square miles (340 km2) and contained nineteen villages in addition to Muli city. The Parmars came to this area from Tharparkar District, now in Pakistan. The Parmars Lakh Dirji named it after a milkmaid who used to deliver milk to Lakh Dirji. The town is famous for the battle fought between the Chabhad and the Parmars for a wounded partridge.[4] Chabhhads were wanted possession of the partridge while Parmars were wanted to provide shelter to wounded partridge, then it was a big battle between Parmars and Chabhads, this war having historical importance because 140 Parmars got victory against 500 chabhads of Sayla The Parmars, while victorious, were sacked by an army from Sindh Province for providing shelter to some outcasts.

There is a temple of Almighty Sun called "Mandavrayji Mandir," which is also the spiritual center and "Kuldev" of Parmar Rajputs. It is said that one of the Parmar King Sachoji was a big donor and worshiper of Mandavrayji. He has a rule of giving any thing which is asked to him. Once he was alleged to have been asked to give a lion alive, with the help of Mandavrayji, he was able to fulfill this promise. Till today, this fact remained as a popular folklore in Muli village.

Educational Institutes[edit]

  • Matushri Dahiben Rajpal Girls High School
  • Anopchand Rajpal Boys High School
  • TejendraPrashad Boys High School
  • snaskar sarita private school
  • saraswati vidha mandir private school
  • Intkhab Alam boys high school

Places of interest[edit]

Places of interest include:

  • Shree Swaminarayan Mandir ,Limlipa
  • Sadawadi
  • bhayajibapa temple, shligram ashram, prasadi ni waw Limlipa
  • Shaligram Haveli is reputed to be one of the most holy and spiritual places of Muli because the Hindu god Shri Krishna stayed here for six months
  • *MandavRayji Mandir (Temple of the Sun) is the spiritual centre of the Parmar Rajputs.
  • DarbarGadh (Himmat Bhuvan), At Darbar paa
  • Raj Mahel (Ambika Palace) owned by The Current Muli State Shri Thakor saheb Jitendrasinhji Parmar.
  • muli
a famous palace of parmar dynasty legacy in muli
royal palace

Swaminarayan Temple[edit]

There is a famous temple and a place of worship to Swaminarayan which is famous by the name of Shree Swaminarayan mandir Muli.

Founder of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Muli

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Founder is a Shree Brahamanand Swami [5]

Temples[edit]

There is a Best carving Haveli, Shree HarikrushnaMaharaj, Radhakrushna dev & Dharma dev-bhakti mata in main Temple & Sabhamandap, Shree Ghanshyam Maharaj, Free Guest house etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/village/512279-muli-gujarat.html
  2. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/village/512279-muli-gujarat.html
  3. ^ https://surendranagardp.gujarat.gov.in/surendranagar/english/jillavishe/dhrangadhra.htm
  4. ^ Pages 553 to 556 of the "Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency, Volume VIII, Kathiawar", Government Central Press, Bombay, 1884, have a thorough history of Muli. This book is available as a free download from Google Books.
  5. ^ mulimandir.com

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