Rajasthan is the land of culture and heritage, of finest architecture, and of historical importance. Situated in the north of India, Rajasthan is known for the vast expanse of desert land, and also for their colourful village life. The architecture in Rajasthan is spell binding, and for people who love arts and crafts, Rajasthan provides with the finest in clothing, pottery and other types of craftworks. Rajasthan also is famous for the beautiful temples.

No pilgrimage is ever complete without a visit to one of the temples from Rajasthan. People travel miles, just to offer their prayers and seek blessings from the Gods. Rajasthan is not only famous for Hindu temples, but also for Jain temples.

Most famous temples in Rajasthan are:

Birla Temple: Built in the late 1980’s, this temple has been built by one of the best business families in India, the Birla family. Birla temple is situated in Jaipur, and is dedicated to Laxmi Narayan. This temple is built with marble and sandstone, and the stunning carvings and structural design of the birla temple is surely splendid.

Karni Mata temple: Karni Mata temple is dedicated to Karni Mata, who is believed to be an embodiment of Goddess Durga. Built in the 15th century, this temple is situated in Deshnoke, near Bikaner, Rajasthan. The unique feature of this temple is that there are rats in this temple, and the people who a lucky to see a rat, especially a white one, is considered to be very lucky and a holy person. The architectural beauty is truly enthralling.

Kaila Devi Temple: This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. This is one of the most ancient temples in Rajasthan and was built around 1600 AD. Sacred to the followers of Goddess Durga, this temple is lit up during Navratri for its pilgrims

Jain Temples: Dilwara temple is the most important Jain temple in Rajasthan, and is located at Mount Abu, and is not only famous among the Jain’s, but also with the Hindu’s as well.

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