Somnath, Holika Dahan was organized at Pathikashram ground in Somnath temple premises. In which Vedic mantras from the Trust priests.. Girgai Mata’s ghee.. Cow Mata’s holy dung.. Holika prepared with Bhimsen Kapoor, Holy Samidha Kashta and incense and herbs were worshipped, after which the Holika was burnt. On this occasion, pilgrims, locals, officials and employees of the Trust were present who came to visit Somnath. Somnath Mahadev was prayed for a healthy harvest in the coming year.
Science is steeped in the Vedic Holika Dahan, burning cow dung and ghee to purify the oxygen gas. Along with camphor and herb, cow’s ghee and ghee stops the generation of bacterial diseases that flare up. Along with Holika Pradakshina, the three doshas of Vata Pitta and Kapha are alleviated. Through all this cow mother and nature is protected.