Jodhpur is the blue city of Rajasthan and it also enjoys the status of the 2nd metropolitan city of the state. When there was the Kingdom of Marwar Jodhpur was the capital city. It is understood by the fact of its being capital, that there were many historical places forts and temples were built. Thus, one must go on golden triangle tour with Jodhpur. It is also called as the “Sun City” of Rajasthan see – 9 Famous Temples of Jodhpur Rajasthan.
There are some famous educational institutions also like AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Jodhpur, IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Jodhpur, NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) Jodhpur, and an NLU (National Law University) Jodhpur.
There are some research institutes also like ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization), DRDO (Defense Research and Development Organization), DMRC (Desert Medicine Research Centre), AFRI (Arid Forest Research Institute), and CAZRI (Central Arid Zone Research Institute).
Rajasthan is famous for these 9 temples of Jodhpur, these are named as –
- Chamunda Mata temple
- Thakur Ji Shree Raj Ranchhodji Temple
- Achal Nath Shivalaya
- Siddhanth Shiv Temple
- Rasik Bihari Temple
- Ganesh temple
- Sri – Sri Radha Govind Ji Temple (ISKON Temple)
- Shree Pal Balaji Temple
- Shri Yade Mata temple
These 9 temples are worth seeing if you are on Rajasthan tour packages.
Chamunda Mata Ji Temple of Jodhpur
It is located at the end of the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. It was Rao Jodha who brought an idol of Devi Chamunda Mata Ji to the Fort in 1460.
Before 1460, it is said that the Idol was at Mandore. Maa Chamunda is known to be the Isht Devi why many of the royal families along with the common people in Jodhpur. There is a huge crowd that comes to visit Maa Chamunda during Durga Puja.
Thakur Ji Shree Raj Ranchhodji Temple of Jodhpur
This temple is also a very famous temple in Jodhpur. This temple is made for Lord Krishna who was also called as Ranchos. The architecture can be seen on the walls of the temple. The idol of Lord Krishna is made up of marble. The texture of the idol looks very beautiful and Shiny.
There are windows in various colors. These windows are made up of glasses. Therefore, they are supposed to be very delicate but highly attractive. Fortunately, everything is perfectly alright even after centuries.
Achal Nath Shivalaya of Jodhpur
Achal Nath Shivalaya is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a perfect example of culture, old practices of the religion and our heritage. It was constructed around 16 centuries.
There is a great importance of this Temple because of its spiritual and divine structure. This temple is considered as the powerhouse of divinity. There are great examples of architectural beauty e in contemporary times.
Siddhanth Shiv Temple of Jodhpur
Siddhanth Shiv temple is located around 11 kilometers away from Jodhpur port. It is located in Takhat Sagar Lake and Kaylana Lake in Jodhpur. This temple is also dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is a story behind its construction. Before the temple got built, it was a lonely and deserted place.
Then, once upon a time a hermit Veetrag Narayan Swami took shelter over here because this place was located in isolation and there was a lot of serenity. Then after some time, this hermit was called a big Saint and was even awarded by the people in the neighboring areas.
There was one more Saint who came over here. He was called as Nepali Baba. There were only four fingers in each of his hand and foot. The great thing was that Nepali Baba, he made a big temple by cutting the stones even when he was blessed only with four fingers on each hand and each foot.
Rasik Bihari Temple of Jodhpur
Rasik Bihari Temple is a very well known Temple and is also known as Naini Ji Temple. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna who was also called as Rasik Bihari according to home this Temple has been made. It is made up of white colored stone.
There are meeting halls on all the sides of the temple. These holes are called as Sabha Mandaps. There are red colored pillows which are made up of sandstones. There is one place called Parikrama which is actually a Gallery. There are beautiful statues of Lord Garud which represent Lord Vishnu and there is also the Statue of Lord Hanuman.
Ganesh Temple of Jodhpur
The lord Ganesha temple is in Jodhpur in the hills called Ratnada and it is a great Idol. It is different from the normal idols of Lord Ganesha. Idols of Mata Riddhi Siddhi are there on both the sides of Lord Ganesha Idol which symbolize accomplishment and prosperity.
There is a huge crowd in the temple on Wednesday since Wednesday is believed to be the ideal time to visit Lord Ganesha’s Temple.
Sri – Sri Radha Govind Ji Temple of Jodhpur
This temple is also called as ISKCON Jodhpur. There is a beautiful Idol of Lord Krishna who is considered as the supreme God of the Hindu religion. There is the residence of Lord Krishna. The devotees in the temple keep singing Bhajan all day and it is a very peaceful place.
Shree Pal Balaji Temple of Jodhpur
It is a Balaji temple and most of the time the people come to visit the temple on Tuesdays. It is believed that the temperature is visited on this day especially. Lord Balaji e is considered as a very great God and lot many people are his devotees.
Shree Yade Mata Temple of Jodhpur
The exact location of the Shri Yade Mata temple is Jhalamand. It is believed that the people living in this community collected money for around 8 years and they were able to construct the temple.
It is a very luxurious and grand temple. They believe in divine power a lot. It is a great opportunity for you if you visit this temple on rajasthan tour packages from delhi.
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