Top 6 Religious Places in Rajasthan Tourism
If there is any place which has maintained its rich culture and tradition intact even after so many years of transitions and redevelopments then believe us- it has to be Rajasthan.
While you would be walking on the streets of Rajasthan you would definitely encounter something unique happening or you will spot a native religious center in the corners of streets. From mosques to temples, from churches to gurudwaras, every nook and corner of this desert state is enshrined with something relating to all the religions which evoke communal harmony and a peaceful aura.
The melodious chants of hymns make the surrounding even more soothing.
Tourists not only visit Rajasthan just to admire its rich culture or architectural finesses but also they love visiting these religious places which quench their thirst for spirituality and positivity.
Dilwara Jain Temple, Mount Abu:
Mount Abu experiences a number of tourist throughout the year. People find Mount Abu as an escape of scorching heat of this desert state. Not only you would experience the pleasant weather here but also you would be captivated with the spiritual and architectural touch of the city.
Dilwara temple is bundled form of 5 temples each having unique significance namely Shri Adi Nath Ji temple, Shri Nemi Nath Ji temple, Shri Mahaveer Swamiji Temple, Shri Parshwa Nath Ji temple, and Shri Rishabh Deo Ji Temple. You would be completely enchanted and feel lively looking at the vibrant aura this place holds.
Brahma Temple, Pushkar:
This rare religious temple is enshrined with the idol of Lord Brahma, the lord of creation. This is one of the very few Lord Brahma temples across India. The temple is situated near the sacred Pushkar Lake and attracts huge flocks of tourists and devotees especially during Kartik Poornima who come here to tale.
The temple is adorned with pillar canopies and red-colored shikhara. Brahma temple is believed to be 2000 years old. The temple holds great religious importance and people from different parts of India come to seek blessings of the deity.
Jagdish temple, Udaipur:
Formerly known as the Jagannath Rai temple and now called Jagdish Mandir (temple) is situated at the heart of the most beautiful Udaipur city. The temple has a shrine of Lord Vishnu (Lord Krishna) having carved with just a single black stone. Jagdish temple is located near the royal city palace and is the oldest and largest temple of Udaipur city.
The temple is a wonderful example of Indo- Aryan architectural style and the jaw-dropping carvings on the pillars of the temple are so marvelous captivating your eyes forever to praise its beauty.
Karni Mata temple, Bikaner:
Popularly known as “temple of rats”, Karni Mata temple is situated at Deshnoke which is at a distance of 30 km from Bikaner city center. The temple is famous throughout India for the presence of 20,000 black rats here which are considered holy.
People visit to temple to watch these rats and seek blessings of the deity. Built by Maharaja Ganga Singh the architecture of the temple is of Mughal Style with a magnificent marble façade and numerous silver doors craved beautifully with legends of goddesses. The temple got adorned and renovated in 1999.
You would find many folklores and tales related to the history of the temple. The temple opens for “darshan” at 4:00 am in the morning and closes at 10:00 pm in the evening.
The temple is situated at a distance of 13 km to the north of Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.
The temple has a beautiful shrine of Ramdevji and is a perfect example of communal harmony as pilgrims of all the religions come to this temple to pay their homage to the deity. The temple has cenotaph of Ramdevji whose head faces north and feet facing south direction. There are majorly 2 fairs organized in the temple area- first in January-February and the other in August-September. Ramdevra attracts flocks of devotees who even come on foot to the temple.
There is a water tank inside the temple and it is believed that a dip in the water relieves you from all the skin diseases.
Ajmer Sharif Dargah:
The dargah dedicated to Khwaja Muin-Ud-din Chishti is the most famous tourist hotspot and a shining jewel in the crown of Ajmer tourism. The place still proudly echoes history and the aura of the place still spellbinds all the devotees who come here.
The dargah holds great importance to Muslim and even devotees from all sects come here to seek blessings. There are many beliefs that the visit and stay in dargah corridors relieves you from health issues, and helps you to recover from personal and business issues.
Other religious places in Rajasthan are Birla Mandor, Kaila Devi Temple, Ranakpur Jain Temple, Galtaji Temple, Parshwanath Nakoda Ji Temple and many more are to the list.
Come, soothe your mind and soul in the majestic and divine aura of these religious places of Rajasthan and let your soul feel free.