Under the continuous and auspicious leadership of Shri Dhirendrabhai Raja, Jalaram Satsang Mandal Trust acquired about 11 acres at Chotila, near Surendranagar District,Saurashtra on the Ahmedabad-Rajkot Highway in April 2004. A beautiful temple was built in Bansipahad pink stone from Rajasthan and was formally opened in Dec 2011.
The timings for Chotila Mandir are:
6am to 2pm & 3pm to 10pm. Open all day on Poonam
Contact: Tel: +91 99095 40659 / 78028 92116
Facilities at Chotila
Accommodation comprises self contained 108 rooms for 4 persons in each room & 6 self contained dormitories each which can accommodate 60 persons at subsidized rates.
Dining Area of 8,000 sq feet which can accommodate 800 persons, where daily 1200 pilgrims on average are served free food.
Office area of around 2,000 sq feet for administration
Temple premises of around 30,000 sq feet
Dispensary for free medical checkup with medicine and a mobile dispensary covering 8 villages around Chotila, with free medicine & conducting of different free medical checkup camps.
Gaushala having capacity for 100 cows & milk is used for internal consumption.
Generator room, providing stand by electricity of around 100KV.
Chabutro (pigeon house) = 2,000 sq. ft.
Water tank for 2.5 lac litres.
It has also been decided by the Trust that all food, medical help and all other facilities are to be provided free of cost. The trust totally depends for its expenses on donations. All the Trustees and members have also donated generously for the new temple at Chotila.
We have various donation schemes (Yojanas) for Alandi & Chotila Mandirs. Please see our Donations page for more details.