Lodhurva Jain Temple

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The Lodhurva Jain Temple is a Jain temple in the Lodhruva village of Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.   History Lodhruva was established as the capital by Rawal Deoraj, the Bhati clan, in the 8th and 9th centuries AD. The temple was built in the 9th century along with the city of Lodhruva. Rawal Jaisal, a famous prince of the Bhati clan, moved his capital from Lodhruva to Jaisalmer in 1156 CE. The temple was also looted by Mahmud of Ghazni and Muhammad of Ghor. This led to the destruction of the temple in 1152 CE. In 1615 CE, the temples underwent repairs and renovations. The temple remains the only standing structure in the ruined city of Lodhruva.   About temple Lodhurva is one of the important Jain centers. The temple is built with yellow limestone and sandstone; famous for intricate craftsmanship. The temple features an ornate torana (arched entrance door) and stone carvings of Kalpavriksha and kalputra. The Lodhurva Jain temple is considered one of the best examples of Jain architecture in Rajasthan. According to William Guy, the temple’s walls are accordion-like folded and feature exquisite carved jali screens. The mulnayak (chief deity) of the temple is a black marble idol of Parshvanatha with a canopy of a thousand hoods over his head. In the Shvetambara tradition, idols tend to derive their name from a geographical region, the lodhurva Parshvanath is one of the prominent 108 idols of Parshvanath idols. According to Jain belief, a snake comes out of a hole in the temple every night to drink the milk offering. According to popular belief, the sight of this snake is a blessing. There is a ritual for people to visit the shrine after marriage.   Fair A fair is organized here in the month of Pausha, the event attracts a large number of devotees.

Chota Runecha Dhaam Baba Ramdev Mandir

Chota Runecha Dhaam baba ramdev mandir

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Chota Runecha Dhaam Baba Ramdev Mandir, also known as the Baba Ramdev Temple, is a Hindu temple located in the town of Churu in the state of Rajasthan, India. The temple is dedicated to Baba Ramdev, a revered saint who is believed to have miraculous powers. The temple complex is a sprawling area that houses several smaller temples, including the main temple dedicated to Baba Ramdev. The temple is located on the banks of the Ghaggar River and is surrounded by lush greenery, making it a serene and peaceful place for devotees to come and worship. The legend of Baba Ramdev dates back to the 14th century. He was born in a small village in Rajasthan and is said to have had divine powers from an early age. As he grew up, he began to perform miracles that earned him a large following of devotees who believed in his divine powers. Today, Baba Ramdev is worshipped by millions of people across India, and his teachings are still followed by many. The Baba Ramdev Temple is an important pilgrimage site for devotees of the saint. The temple is open to all, and visitors can come and offer their prayers to Baba Ramdev. The temple complex also includes a dharamshala, or guesthouse, where visitors can stay overnight. The temple complex is also known for its annual fair, which takes place in February every year. The fair is a colorful and vibrant event that attracts thousands of visitors from all over the country. During the fair, the temple complex is decorated with lights and flowers, and there are many stalls selling food, souvenirs, and other items. Apart from the annual fair, the temple complex also hosts several other events throughout the year. These events include religious ceremonies, cultural programs, and other activities that bring together the local community. Chota Runecha Dhaam Baba Ramdev Mandir is not just a place of worship but a symbol of the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan. It is a place where people from all walks of life can come together and celebrate their faith and their culture. In conclusion, Chota Runecha Dhaam Baba Ramdev Mandir is a beautiful and important temple complex that is not only a place of worship but also a symbol of the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan. It is a place that is worth visiting for anyone interested in the history and culture of India.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column] [/et_pb_row] [/et_pb_section]

Aksharsdham Temple, Jaipur

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Akshardham Temple is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, it is one of the very famous temples. Akshardham Temple is located in many cities. This temple is dedicated to Lord Narayan. This temple is the center of faith for Hindu devotees, here every year crowds of devotees come to see Lord Narayan.   History Akshardham temple being a modern temple, it does not have any mythological history. This temple was built between 19th and 20th century.   Architecture of Temple Akshardham Temple is known for its beautiful architecture, magnificent sculptures, sculptures and sculptures, which is surrounded by lush gardens and fountains. The walls of the temple are beautifully decorated with various sculptures and sculptures that look amazing. There are three main mandapams in this complex: Hari Mandapam, Vibhuti Mandapam and Prasadi Mandapam. Hari Mandapam houses a seven-foot-tall idol of Lord Swaminarayan, made of gold leaf, which is decorated with gold and silver ornaments. The second mandapam, Vibhuti mandapam, has bronze lotuses, while the prasadi mandapam houses the holy relics of Lord Swaminarayan. The complex also has a small canteen and a children’s playground.

Brahma Temple, Pushkar

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Jagatpita Brahma Mandir is a Hindu temple located in Pushkar, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, near the holy lake of Pushkar, to which its legend has an indelible link. The temple is one of the few extant temples dedicated to the Hindu creator god Brahma in India and remains the most prominent among them. The structure of the temple dates from the 14th century, partially rebuilt later. The temple is made of marble and stone slabs. It has a distinctive red pinnacle (shikhara) and a hamsa bird motif. The sanctum sanctorum temple has the image of four-headed Brahma and his consort Gayatri (goddess of the Vedas). The temple is ruled by the priesthood of the Sanyasi (ascetic) sect. At Kartik Poornima, a festival dedicated to Brahma takes place when a large number of pilgrims visit the temple, after bathing in the holy lake.   History Pushkar is said to have more than 500 temples (80 are large and the rest are small); Of these, many are ancient that were destroyed or desecrated by Muslim depredations during the rule of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (1658-1707), but were later rebuilt; of these, the most important is the Brahma temple. The structure dates from the 14th century. The temple is described as being built by the sage Vishwamitra after the Brahma yagna (ritual). It is also believed that Brahma himself chose the location of the temple for him. The 8th century Hindu philosopher Adi Shankara renovated this temple, while the current medieval structure dates to Maharaja Jawat Raj of Ratlam, who made additions and repairs, although the original design of the temple is preserved. Pushkar is often described in scriptures as the only Brahma temple in the world, due to the curse of Savitri (Saraswati), and as the “King of the holy places of the Hindus”. Although now the Pushkar temple is no longer the only Brahma temple, it is still one of the few extant temples dedicated to Brahma in India and the most prominent dedicated to Brahma. International Business Times has identified Pushkar Lake and the Brahma Temple as one of the ten most religious places in the world and one of the five holy pilgrimage sites for Hindus in India.   Worship The temple is visited by pilgrims and also by holy and sage men, after taking a ceremonial holy bath in Pushkar Lake. It is also a practice that a visit to the Brahma temple is followed by the worship of his consort Gayatri, followed by visits to other temples as appropriate. The temple is open for worship from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. during the winter and from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. during the summer, with an interval in the afternoon between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. pm when the temple is open. closed. Three artis are performed in the temple: Sandhya arti at night, about 40 minutes after sunset, Ratri Shayan arti (night sleep arti) about 5 hours after sunset, and Mangala arti in the morning. , about 2 hours before sunrise. The Brahma temple priests refer to a strictly followed religious practice. Heads of families (married men) cannot enter the sanctum sanctorum to worship the deity. Only ascetics (sanyasis) can perform puja to the deity. Therefore, all the offerings of the pilgrims are given, from the outer hall of the temple, through a priest who is a sannyasi. The temple priests, generally in Pushkar, belong to the Parashar gotra (lineage). Once a year, on Kartik Poornima, on the full moon night of the Hindu lunar month of Kartik (October-November), a religious festival is held in honor of Brahma. Thousands of pilgrims come to bathe in the holy Pushkar lake, adjacent to the temple. Various rites are also performed in the temple during the fair. The day also marks the famous Pushkar Camel Fair, which is held nearby. Special rites are performed on all poornimas (full moon days) and amavasyas (new moon days).   Architecture The temple, which is located on a high pedestal, is accessed via a series of marble steps that lead to an archway from the entrance door, decorated with a canopy of pillars. The entrance from the door leads to an open-air colonnaded room (Mandapa) and then to the sanctum sanctorum (Garbhagriha). The temple is built of stone slabs and blocks, joined together with molten lead. The temple’s red shikara (needle) and the symbol of a hamsa (swan or goose), Mount Brahma, are distinctive features of the temple. The shikara is about 70 feet (21 m) tall. The hamsa motif decorates the main entrance door. The devotees (with their names inscribed) have embedded hundreds of silver coins in the marble floor (in black and white squares) and on the walls of the interior of the temple as a mark of offering to Brahma. There is a silver turtle on the mandap, which is displayed on the floor of the temple in front of Garbhagriha, which is also built in marble. The marble floor has been replaced from time to time. The central icon of Brahma (murti) made of marble was deified in garbhagriha 718 AD by Adi Shankara. The icon represents Brahma, sitting cross-legged in the creation aspect of the universe (the form of Vishvakarma). The central image is called chaumurti (“four-faced idol”). It is life-size with four hands and four faces, each oriented in a cardinal direction. The four arms hold the akshamala (rosary), the pustaka (book), the kurka (kusha herb), and the kamandalu (pot of water). Brahma rides on his mount, the hamsa. The four symbols that Brahma holds in his arms (the rosary, Kamandalu, the book, and the kusha herb sacrificial instrument) represent time, the causal waters from which the universe emerged, the knowledge, and the sacrificial system that will be adopted for the sustenance of the diverse forms of life. shapes in the universe. The image of Gayatri sits alongside that of Brahma in the center to his left. Sarasvati sits to Brahma’s right, along with

Bullet Baba, Pali (Om Banna)

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Om Banna (also called Shri Om Banna and Bullet Baba is a shrine located in the Pali district near Jodhpur, India, dedicated to a deity called Om Banna. It is 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Pali and 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Jodphur on the Pali-Jodhpur highway near the town of Chotila.The motorcycle is a 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet RNJ 7773. Hundreds of devotees show up every day to pray for a safe journey.   History On May 5, 1988, Om Banna (formerly known as Om Singh Rathore; banna, an honor word used for Rajput youth) was traveling from the town of Bangdi near Sanderao de Pali, to Chotila, when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a tree. He was killed instantly as the motorcycle fell into a nearby ditch. The morning after the accident, local police took the motorcycle to a nearby police station. The next day, it was reported that he had mysteriously disappeared from the station and was found at the scene of the incident. The police once again took the motorcycle, this time emptying its fuel tank and locking it up. Despite his best efforts, the next morning he disappeared again and was found at the crash site. Legend has it that the motorcycle kept returning to the same ditch. He thwarted all attempts by the police to keep him at the local police station; the motorcycle always returned to the same place before dawn. This came to be seen as a miracle by the local people, and they began to worship the “Bullet Bike”. News of the motorcycle miracle spread to nearby towns, and they later built a temple to worship it. This temple is known as “Bullet Baba Temple”. The spirit of Om Banna is believed to help distressed travelers.   Worship Every day, nearby villagers and travelers stop and pray to the bicycle and its late owner Om Singh Rathore. Passers-by stop to bow their heads and leave offerings in honor of the helpful spirit, and some drivers also offer small bottles of alcohol on the spot. A person who does not stop to pray at the shrine is said to face a dangerous journey. Devotees also apply the mark ’tilak’ and tie a red string on the motorcycle. Local people sing popular songs on behalf of Om Banna. The tree that caused Om Banna’s death remains adorned with offerings of bracelets, scarves, etc. Offerings include incense sticks, flowers, coconut, liquor, red string, and candy. An eternal flame is kept in the sanctuary.

Kebaja Mata Temple

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Mata Kebaja Mata Temple located on the hill of Ramgarh village, adjacent to Sendra (Pali) where Mata Kebaja, who is enshrined on the lap of the hills at a height of a thousand feet above the ground, is worshiped as a miraculous goddess. This temple located at the foot of the hill is believed to be over a thousand years old. Many sages have meditated at the feet of the goddess. In this ancient temple, there are five Kadamba trees that are not seen in any other temple. There is a Mahakund on the premises of the temple. Which is full of waterfalls that fall from the hills. It is a believed that the water in this pond has never been depleted. No matter how difficult the situation was. The Goddess is worshiped in the form of a Pindi at Maa Kaibaja Dham, located in the lap of the mountain garland. To the east of the temple, Chang ki Dhuni, which is the main place of the Aghor ranks. In the west, the ancient Dhoni of Baba Balaknath is situated in Bodwad. The devotees drink the water in this pond as nectar. Incurable diseases are cured by drinking the water of that kund. On the full moon day, wild animals also come to this pond. On this day, the mother’s vehicle, Panther, is also seen roaming the temple. To date, no wild animal has caused any harm to any devotee at this court. Fair fills up every year During Navratri, each devotee is absorbed in worship and devotion in the temple. during Navratra, On Ashtami day, there is a Jagran in the mother’s temple. The fair fills up on Navami day. In which, in addition to dozens of villages in the mountainous region, large numbers of devotees from the neighboring districts of Ajmer and Rajsamand also flock for darshan. So this Dham is also considered an important center of faith for the people of the area.

Raiwasa Dhaam

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Acharyapeeth Raivasa Dham was established in 1570 AD by Agradevacharya Maharaj, the main disciple of Shri Krishnadas Payohari Maharaj, the founder of Galtapeeth. Agradevacharya Maharaj has been accepted by the people of the religious world as a great poet, preacher and innovator of the Rasik tradition in Rambhakti. Apradevacharya Maharaj is revered as the original source of eleven Dwaracharya Peeths out of the thirty-six Dwaracharya Peethas of Ramanand Sampradaya. The didactic horoscopes were created by him. He created Ashtyam Padavali for the Rasik seekers and published the independent guru tradition of Ramanand Sampradaya in the form of dialogues between devotees and elders. Even today, Raivasamath is worshiped at the north gate of Jagannathpuri. About a third of the places that have emerged from the tradition of the Ramanand sect are Moolpeeth Revasapeeth. Agradevacharya ji was a contemporary saint of Tulsidas ji, the author of the Ramayana, Tulsidas ji, sitting in Raivasapeeth Shrijankinath temple, said “Shri Janakinath Sahay Karen, jab kon bigad kare nar tero (जानकी नाथ सहाय करें जब कौन बिगाड़ करे नर तेरो) “. Impressed by the practice of Apradevacharya Amer Naresh Maharaj Mansingh became the first foot-dependent and Emperor Akbar also came to Raiwasapeeth after being impressed by his sadhana. The temple is open every day from 7:00 a.m. until 12.00 a.m. m. and 3.00 P.M. until 9.00 p.m. Ramdhun is heard for 24 hours in Raivasa Dham: Ramnavami has a very special meaning for Raivasa Peeth. Swami Raghavacharya Vedanti is the seventeenth Acharya. Ramdhun is heard here 24 hours a day. Tulsidasji, who has written Ramcharitmanas, has come here. Ramayana lessons last 24 hours in Raivasa, the main headquarters of the Ramanand sect. Here Lord Shri Ram is seated with Janaki, Lakshman and Hanumanji. The Jankinath Mahabhishek takes place in Ramnavami. 56 Bhog is also offered. In the 13th century, the melody of Ram Bhakti in Rajasthan began with Sri Jagad Guru Ramanandacharya Maharaj. In his disciple tradition, Shri Krishnadas Payohari established the Galta Peeth in Jaipur and the Raivasa Peeth in Sikar. In the Bhakti movement, the main Ram Bhakti centers in Rajasthan were Galta Peeth and Raivasa. Besides Hindi, Bhaktmal has been written in many languages, including Sanskrit, Urdu, and English. Shri Nabhaji, the great 16th century poet and author of the seeker Bhaktamal, described Shri Agradevacharya ji as Guru. As a result, by the grace of Guru’s grace, in the form of birth, by the grace of Shri Agradevacharya ji and Shri Kilhdevacharya ji, he obtained netjyoti. Remaining immersed in the mental service of Shri Agradevacharya ji in the garden of Raivasapeeth, resting at the feet of the Guru, he changed the boat of his devotee caught in the storm by changing the direction of the storm with his fan and prayed to Guru Maharaja to stay. submerged. in mental service and safe rest for the devotee. He also expressed the solution to the relief of suffering in front of Guru Maharaj. Knowing that this cosmic sadhana has reached a high level, Agradevacharya ji was very pleased and ordered you to make garlands with the characters of the devotees to date. Hearing the characters of that devotee, people should cross the ocean of the universe. This Bhaktamal was composed before Samvat 1769 AD. Even today, Bhaktmal has been written in many languages ​​like Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, English, etc. In the characters of Bhaktamal, Nabhaji has written verses with the devotees from all over India and the abundant devotees from Rajasthan. All of Rajasthan, along with Raivasapeeth, is proud to receive the creation of Bhaktmal from Nabhaji Maharaj. In the Acharya tradition of Shri Agradevacharya Peeth Raivasa, after 16 Acharyas, Dr. Swami Raghavacharya Vedanti, as the 17th Acharya, is consecrating the religious form of Peeth. In the religious activities of the peeth, the food area with the worship of God, the monolithic Bhagavannam Sankirtana, the Parayan of the uninterrupted Ramcharitmanas, the operation of the Veda Vidyalaya for the preservation of Eastern science, the Sanskrit school for the advancement of Sanskrit . Panchagavya language and drug production through the barn for non-dependent cows. In order to make the cow self-sufficient, arrangements are being made to provide free food, accommodation and study to the students.

Ichhapuran Balaji, sardarshahar

Ichhapuran Balaji Sardarshahar

There are hundreds of thousands of temples of Lord Bajrang Bali in the country, including the world, in which there are different idols of him. But the idol installed in the illustrious Balaji temple of Sardarshahr is different. The idol installed here has Lord Bajrang Bali sitting on the throne, which is the only idol of its kind. This temple was built following the lines of the Salasar temple. located in Sardashahr, this is the only temple in the world, in which Balaji’s idol is in the shape of the royal court and Balaji is sitting in the posture of blessings as the king. This temple is built in mythological style. In this, Birla Mandir, Jaipur and Somnath Temple, Gujarat are a mixed form. Located about five km away on the road from Sardarshahar to Ratangarh, this temple was established by the industrialist and Bhamashah of Sardarshahar, Moolchand Vikas Kumar Malu, 16 years ago in 2005. During the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of the temple from 7 to February 13, 2005, large-scale seven-day religious events were organized. According to the information, about two Lakh people had participated in the Kalash Yatra that took place during the Pran Pratishtha ceremony in the temple. Jagatguru Ramanandacharya Tulsi Peethadheeshwar Swami Rambhadracharya Maharaj from Chitrakoot had attended this event. Bhoomi Pujan was completed in July 2001 for the construction of the temple. Aarti Timings – – 5 am: Mangala Aarti – 11:00 am: Rajbhog Aarti – 6 to 7 pm: Evening Aarti – 8 pm : Bhog Aarti – 9 am. to 9.15 pm.: Shayan Aarti Annual fair in Basant Panchami Although it is the temple of Balaji’s wishes, Sardarshahr attracts devotees throughout the year, but in Basant Panchami, the annual fair gets packed here. In it you see the enthusiasm of Balaji’s devotees. Apart from this, there is a large crowd of devotees every Tuesday and Hanuman Jayanti.

Avari Mata temple

Avari Mata temple

Avari Mata Temple is located in Aasawara, Bhadesar, Chittorgrah District, Rajasthan. This is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Avari Mata. In the temple complex, there is a sacred pond and a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. According to religious scholars and experts, this shrine has been largely visited by people seeking a traditional cure for polio and paralysis. It is a miraculous Hindu temple that is the most sought after and frequented in northern India and particularly in the state of Rajasthan. The temple is believed to have special powers to heal people and devotees visit this temple to heal themselves from many ailments that are chronic and became incurable over years. There is a custom of bringing oil to the temple where the oil is purified with mantra and sacred chants and used for treatments, as the oil is applied to the affected areas, it is believed that the patient is cured. Devotees also attend the daily Avari Mata aarti, which is sacred and the large number of devotees attend aarti. The occasion of Navrati and Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated with great pomp and spectacle. The Avari Mata temple is based on simple local architectural patterns and styles. It is not based on the architectural styles and patterns of Hindu temples in North India or on the architectural features of Rajasthani. It is a unique ancient Hindu temple in Rajasthan. The temple facilities are really huge compared to other Hindu temples that belong to the ancient or medieval period in North India. There are sub-temples located within the temple complex in a unique Hindu pattern. It is a highly fortified Hindu temple with two main entrance gates with small towers. The main shrine and the Hanuman temple are the main attractions in the aspect of architectural and religious importance. It is one of the famous temples in southern Rajasthan state. It is very close to the Saliyag temple. The walls of the temple have images of local gods and goddesses. The idol of the deities is installed on the raised platform in the main shrines. Avari Mata Temple is known for the religious celebration of Hanuman Jayanthi in a grand way in the temple complex. On the eve of this festival, a large number of devout adherents, pilgrims and locals participate in the religious affair of this temple. A special pooja for Lord Hanuman is performed in a religious way. It must be remembered that most Hindu festivals and auspicious days are celebrated with a special Aarti at this particular shrine with great perfection.

Shri Salasar Balaji Dham Mandir

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Salasar Balaji or Salasar Dham is a religious place for the devotees of Lord Hanuman. It is located on National Highway 668 in the Churu district of Rajasthan, India. Every year large fairs are organized during the months of Chaitra (March-April) and Ashwin (September-October). Hanuman Temple is located in the heart of the city of Salasar.   Location Salasar is part of the Churu district in Rajasthan and is located on the Jaipur-Bikaner highway.   Establishment of the temple A story prevails in the context of this temple. According to local legend, long ago in the town of Asota, Rajasthan, a farmer’s plow collided with an object while he was plowing and stopped there. When the farmer looked, he saw that there was a stone. The farmer started digging and found an idol of Hanuman. The day was Saturday and it was Navami (9th day) of the month of Shravan (July-August) in the bright half (first fortnight). The farmer told people about this incident. It is said that the owner of that place also had a dream that same day. In the dream, Lord Hanuman ordered him to install the idol in a Mandir in Salasar. That same night, Lord Hanuman also ordered in a dream a man named Mohandas, a resident of Salasar, to establish his presence by bringing the idol of Asota to Salasar.