Rani Sati Temple Jhunjhunu

Rani Sati mandir is one of the most famous & rich temples in Rajasthan. It is situated in the town of Jhunjhunu within shekhawati region. It has a history of more than 400 years and is a testimony to feminine bravery and spirit which certainly captures the attention of many tourists. This temple is also famous for its magnanimous and rare paintings. It is also one of the oldest existing Indian pilgrimages which has a known history behind it.

A special Pujanutsav (festival of prayers) is held on the occasion of Bhado Amavasya (no moon day). This day the temple is crowded with devotees in huge number. People from all over the country visit this place to offer their puja (prayers) to Goddess Rani Sati Devi. The most remarkable feature of this famous temple is that it does not hold any painting or statue of either female or male gods. Instead a trident depicting power and force is worshipped religiously by the followers. However one can surely find a beautiful portrait of Rani Sati Devi in the pradhan mand. The temple consists of colorful wall paintings and is structured with white marbles.

In the complex of Rani Sati temple there is also Hanuman Temple, Sita Temple, Ganesha Temple and Lord Shiva Temple. The regular ‘prasad’ distribution takes place after every ‘aarti’. There are also arrangements made for the meals in day time on payment basis. The temple is situated within city limit of Jhunjhunu. It is beautiful and intricately crafted, not to forget the golden pot at the top of the temple.

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Shekhawati Festival – Celebration Focusing on Fascinating Rural Tourism

Celebration of Shekhawati festival takes place on 10th and 11th of February every year. It is organized by State Department of Tourism in cooperation with district administrations of Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu.

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With the objective of giving more coverage to Shekhawati festival it is celebrated at more number of local places like Nawalgarh, Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu. The program is comprised of 1 day touring in the region using camel rides and jeep safaris organizing farm visits. There are rural games in which every one can participate. The festival arranges cultural programs, haveli competitions and ends with fabulous fireworks bringing the region awakening scene to the outside guests.

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Bazaar of Nawalgarh

Taking a tour to your desired destination is quite an experience. However we often are left wondering what to buy as a memory for our dear ones from such destinations. If you happen to be in Nawalgarh in Rajasthan you will never find yourself at loss of spotting perfect mementos. Shopping in Nawalgarh is a delightful and refreshing experience.

Nawalgarh

Nawalgarh

The local bazaar is full with all kind of local handicraft stuff. Nawalgarh is quite famous for its Shekhawati paintings, which are an integral part of all the Havelis in this township. The exquisite and beautiful murals are the main attraction for the tourists over here. The replicas of these Shekhawati paintings can be seen in the local markets which can serve as a beautiful memoir for your near relatives and friends. Local artisans with the help of their natural talents recreate the murals and frescos of the beautiful palaces and Havelis on paper or cloth which certainly are the most in demand object for visitors.

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