West Bharat

West region of India consists of the three states of Goa, Gujarat, and Maharashtra and the two Union Territories of ‘Dadra and Nagar Haveli’ and ‘Daman and Diu’. The climate of the west region of India varies between tropical wet and dry, and semi-arid. The coastal regions experience little seasonal variations although the temperatures range between 20 °C to 38 °C. Mumbai and northern Konkan regions experience cooler winters with minimum temperatures hovering around 12 °C. Interior Maharashtra experiences hot summers with maximum temperatures averaging 40 °C and mild winters with minimum temperatures averaging about 10 °C. Gujarat also has a warm climate with hot summers and cold winters.

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Western region of India is known for its rich culture and heritage, along with some of the most beautiful beaches. These esteemed and spiritual states and union territories are regularly visited by millions of devotees and tourists every year, from all over the world.

Maharashtra has an imperial culture with historically significant temples like the Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai. The temples which are contemplated as the dignity of Maharashtra are the Elephanta Cave Temple, Gharapuri, Kailasanatha Temple, Ellora, and Mumbadevi Temple, Bhuleshwar, Mumbai, etc. Goa, konown for its beautiful beaches, is also famous for Shri Shantadurga Temple , Shri Bhagvati Temple, and Shri Mahalaxmi Temple. Considering the vivid state of Gujarat, the most honorable exploration site for pilgrims in Gujarat is the Somnath Temple.

The pilgrimage site of Jains includes Palitan in Gujarat (dedicated to Lord Adinath, the first Tirthankara of Jainism,) Girnar Jain Temples in Gujarat, and the very famous Ajanta and Ellora cave temples in Maharashtra.

Famous towns of Gujrat like Vadnagar, Devnimori, and Junagadh are blessed with several Buddhism monasteries, temples, and hills. Hence, blooms are a significant pilgrimage for the Buddhists.

Gurdwara Lakhpat Sahib and Gurudwara Chadar Sahib in Gujarat, and Gurudwara Hazur Sahib in Maharashtra, are some of the prestigious pilgrimage centers, visited by lakhs of Sikh devotees every year.