29. Somnaath Tample (In Gujrat State)
Guru ji Stopped Idol worship i.e Shivlingam Worship at this place. Guru ji Visited to Somnath temple. The Somnath Temple located in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval in Saurashtra, on the western coast of Gujarat, India is the most sacred of the twelve Jyotirlings (lingas of light) of the God Shiva. Somnath means "The Protector of Moon God". The Somnath Temple is known as 'the Shrine Eternal', as although the temple has been destroyed six times it has been rebuilt every single time. Guru Ji was against idol worship. People used to worship Shivlingam which is against principles of sikh philosphy and guru ji went their to preach the teaching of one god the monotheism and to stop idolatory. For this purpose he preached people to stop idol worship. not to worship Shiva lingam and Shiva lingam is not the way to get god. Many people became sikhs of guru and stopped worshipping lingam.