There are more than one tourist places in India that attract the attention of tourists with its characteristics. One such tourist destination is Rajasthan which is a great place to visit while behaving according to its weather. Rajasthan is called the land of royals where people like to visit historical forts and grand buildings. But at the same time, the temples here are also a part of tourism, which have become the center of attraction in this region with their distinct specialty. Today, in this episode, we are going to tell you about the famous temples of Rajasthan, which are visited by thousands of devotees every day. Visiting these temples is a wonderful feeling in itself. Let's know about these temples...
Karni Mata Temple, Bikaner
Karni Mata Temple is also known as the temple of rats. The temple is dedicated to the siren Mata Karni, who is believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple is famous for 20000 rats. Tourists and devotees visit this temple and place bowls of milk on the floor, which are fed to the rats. This temple was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the 20th century. The temple is dedicated to the siren Mata Karni, who is believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Durga.
Brahma Temple, Pushkar
Pushkar is a major temple in Rajasthan dedicated to Brahma. The Brahma Temple in Pushkar is one of the most revered holy places in Hinduism. Due to the importance of Pushkar, devotees come here throughout the year. The Brahma Temple in Pushkar is the subject of many stories. One of these legends is that Brahma killed a demon named Vajranabh, who tried to kill his child. Enraged, he killed her with his weapon, the blue lotus flower. One of the few Brahma temples in the world, there are six Brahma temples in India today, the most prominent of which is the one at Pushkar. It is so revered that pilgrims travel from all over the world to seek the Lord's grace. The temple of Brahma Pushkar is famous for its stunning architecture and devotional atmosphere.
Akshardham Temple, Jaipur
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is one of the Jaipur tourist attractions. The temple is known for its beautiful architecture, beautiful idols, sculpture, and carvings. Akshardham Temple provides tourists with real glimpses of Indian architecture, cultural tradition, and sculptures of Hindu deities. The Akshardham Temple of Jaipur does not have such a great history as it is a modern temple that was built recently between the 19th and 20th centuries. But still reflects the architecture of Indian temples which is the most visited temple in the city of Jaipur.
Dilwara Jain Temple, Mount Abu
Dilwara Jain Temple is one of the nearby places to visit from Mount Abu. This temple was built by Vipul Shah and Vastupal Tejpal in the 11th and 13th centuries. It is considered one of the most beautiful Jain temples in the world for its architecture. There are altogether five Dilwara Jain temples which are Vimal Vasahi, Luna Vasahi, Pitalhar Temple, Shri Parshwanath Temple, and Shri Mahaveer Swami Temple. Each of these temples has something unique in terms of architecture.
Ambika Mata Temple, Udaipur
Ambika Mata Temple is located in a village called Jagat, 50 km from Udaipur in Rajasthan. This attractive temple is dedicated to the Ambika form of Durga Mata. Built around the 10th century, the structure of this temple is so attractive that it is crowded with more tourists than devotees. Various idols of deities, court dancers, musicians, and pictures of apsaras in the outer courtyard of the temple add beauty to the temple. Ambika Mata Temple looks like a hill palace.
Jain Temple, Ranakpur
The Jain Temple is one of the most unique and beautiful Jain temples in the country. Each pillar of this temple is unique and carved very impressively. Covering an area of 48,000 square feet, it houses a 6 feet idol of Lord Adinath, the first Tirthankara in the history of Jainism. When entering the temple, you may be charged for your mobile phone or camera.
Mehandipur Balaji Temple, Dausa
Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a Hindu temple in the Dausa district of Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, also known as Balaji. many pilgrims from across the country. A temple dedicated to Sri Siyaram Bhagwan stands in front of the Balaji temple and has a beautiful idol of Siyaram. It is said that after visiting this temple, a person suffering from evil spirits or distressed people gets freedom from their troubles. The temple is also known to cure various types of physical ailments and provide relief from suffering. Believers have a strong belief in the supernatural abilities of Lord Hanuman, which has been proved right on many occasions.
Eklingji Temple, Udaipur
One of the popular pilgrimage centers of Rajasthan, Eklingji Temple is situated at a distance of just 22 km from Udaipur. This temple was built by King Bappa Rawal of Udaipur on the side of 72 rooms of the Jain temple who had earlier placed the four-faced idol of Jain saint Adinath. This ancient temple of historical greatness is dedicated to Lord Eklingji, the presiding deity of the Mewar clan. Eka means one while 'Linga' means 'Lingam' or the life stone which is the symbol of Lord Shiva. Eklingji Temple is situated on the banks of Indrasagar Lake, which has about 108 temples inside its walls. All these temples are made of marble and limestone.
Achleshwar Mahadev Temple, Sirohi
Achleshwar Mahadev Temple is located in Sirohi, Rajasthan. The temple dedicated to Achleshwar Mahadev looks like a fort structure. This temple was built by the rulers of the Parmar dynasty from the 9th to 14th century. The temple houses five metal idols of Lord Nandi along with a huge Shiva Linga made of stone. There is a pit in the temple area which according to mythology is called the way to hell. The Achleshwar Mahadev Temple is a house of charm and wonder which also houses a small pond that houses the idols of three water buffaloes.
Rani Sati Temple, Jhunjhunu
Rani Sati Temple is one of the famous temples of Rajasthan which is located in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. In Hindu mythology, it is believed that Queen Sati immolated herself after the death of her husband. Since then Rani Sati is famous in the history of Rajasthan by the name of Dadiji. Rani Sati Temple is a very beautiful temple made of marble. The tales of Rani Sati's valor and bravery are still established in popular discussions in Rajasthan.