Rajasthan in India is the vibrant land of color and royalty. Rajasthan resound the pure and beautiful melodies of hymns, sung with love and devotion. The land is bestowed with a rich culture and heritage that spreads all around. The religious places in Rajasthan are not only places of worship but also monuments of great artistic beauty.
Religious Places in Rajasthan evoke a pure feeling of harmony and dignity. A number of tourists across the globe visit these places and get mesmerized by its charm and aura. The grand architectural edifices make one feel that eternity has been preserved by mortal men, who have built stunning architectural wonders to act as places of worship.
The various Rajasthan religious places belong to different faiths which provide a perfect exemple of communal harmony. Rajasthan is mainly visited because of its splendid forts and places but at the same time today Rajasthan attracts thousands of devotees, pilgrims and lovers of art from all corners of the world to marvel at the wonders of architecture, craftsmanship and devotion.
Some of the famous places of worship in Rajasthan are Shrinathji Temple, Nathdwara, Jain Temple, Ranakpur, Brahma Temple, Pushkar, Govind Devji Temple, Jaipur, Karnimata Temple, Deshnok, Shri Ramdev Temple, Ramdev, Dilwara Temple, Mount Abu, Rishabdevji Temple, Dhulev, Rashvanath Temple, Nakoda, Eklingji Temple, Udaipur, Shri Mahavirji Temple, Dargah Sharif, Ajmer.
The sacred pilgrim centres in Rajasthan are not only considered as places of worship but are also exemplary of great artistic beauty.
The dargah Sharif is the sacred place where Muslim saint Khajwa Moinudin Chishti lies buried, draws pilgrims and devotees from all parts of the Islamic world. But his admirers today come from all religions as the Dargah Sharif is a holy place where wishes are fulfilled.
The temple of Shrinathji or Lord Krishna, dedicated to the Vaishnav religion is situated at Nathdwara, 48 kms north of Udaipur. As thousands of tourists and pilgrims from all parts of the world pass the haughty mountains and peaceful lakes of Udaipur, it is a must tour itinerary to visit this sacred religious place in Rajasthan. In the temple, enshrined is an exceptional image of Lord Krishna, which has been sculptured from a single piece of black marble.
The Ranakpur Jain temples were built during the period of the liberal and gifted monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. It is seen that the entire temple complex is enclosed within a wall. The major 'Chamukha' temple is dedicated to the trithankara Rishabdeoji and a four-faced image is enshrined in the inner sanctum, open on all four sides.
There are many religious places in Rajasthan which should not missed while tours to Rajasthan. It will give you an insight to the rich culture and heritage of India.
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