PILGRIMAGES OF RAJASTHAN
The final resting place for 'Gharib-Nawaz', Moinuddin Chishti is located in Ajmer. People of all religions visit the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.
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Of the many beautiful monuments dotting the landscape of Jaipur, Lakshmi-Narayan temple is one of the most attractive. Popularly called the Birla temple, it is situated below the Mooti Doongari Fort. Built entirely of white marble, Birla temple attracts devotees in large numbers throughout the year. During Hindu religious festivals, devotees to the temple increase manifold.
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The Eklingji City abode of some most beautiful shrines is situated about 12 miles to the North of Udaipur in Rajasthan. Located at a distance of 22 km from Udaipur, Eklingji is a massive structure encompassing numerous ancient temples, chiseled out of sandstone and marble. The temple was constructed in AD 734 to procreate the sanctification of Lord Shiva, the supreme power.
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Galta is a small pilgrimage centre located 10 kms away from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Agra highway. There is a beautiful temple in Galta dedicated to the Sun God. Most tourists coming to Jaipur make it a point to visit Galta on the outskirts of the capital.
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The Dilwara Jain temples rank among the most sacred centres of pilgrimage for the Jain community. The temples are located in Mount Abu, the only hill station of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is located at an altitude of 1220 metres above sea level. Lord Mahavira had also visited Mount Abu a few times during his lifetime and blessed the place.
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Osian is a small village situated 65 kms north west of Jodhpur. There are a cluster of Hindu and Jain temples in Osian built between 8th and 12th centuries. Though a few temples could not stand the test of time, most of them are still intact.
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Spectacular Fair Ground in the month of Kartik (November month) with bedecked Camels, decorated cattle's, adventures competitions, breathtaking events, jostling rustic crowd, meditating sadhus, holy dip, vivid stalls, exotic fair, colorful desert, so typical, so obvious, It can be nothing else but Pushkar Fair.
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Ranakpur in the state of Rajasthan is one of the five most important pilgrimage sites of Jainism. It is home to an exceptionally beautiful temple complex in the Aravali ranges and a must visit for the tourists coming to this region.
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