The Inexplicable Beauty of Mahamandir Temple in Jodhpur

The Mahamandir temple in the city of Jodhpur is one of the largest and most magnificent temples in Rajasthan. This beautiful temple was built in the year 1812. The Mahamandir temple is located on the Mandore road. It is situated at a distance of 2 kms from the city of Jodhpur. The temple is renowned all over the world for its magnificent architectural beauty and size. The entire temple includes 84 pillars and each pillar is ornamented with detailed pictures and carvings. Most of these carvings and pictures include the different yogic positions in the art of yoga.

Mahamandir Temple Jodhpur

Mahamandir Temple Jodhpur

The Mahamandir temple is home to various other small shrines which are located in the premises of the temple. Most of these shrines are made of stone. The walls of the temple are studded with ancient motifs which enhance the beauty of the huge temple. The architectural sculptures of the temple are quite incomparable. It depicts the skilled craftsmanship of the people of Rajasthan.

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The Jaswant Sagar Dam of Jodhpur & Machiya Safari Park

The Jaswant Sagar dam was built by Maharaja Jaswant Singh in the year 1892. The dam is located in the village of Pichiyak, which is located in between Bhavi and Bilara of the Jodhpur district. The Jaswant Sagar dam is known to be one of the most useful dams in the city of Jodhpur. The dam is one of the main suppliers of water which is used for irrigation purposes in the city of Jodhpur. Most of the green parts of the city receive water from the Jaswant Sagar Dam. In addition to irrigation purposes, the dam is also known to be a popular tourist destination.

Jaswant Sagar dam

Jaswant Sagar dam

The place is also popularly known for its attractive boating facilities. The dam provides boating facilities for tourists from round the world. The Jaswant Sagar Dam is also a popular educational spot which is visited by children of various schools and colleges.

The Jaswant Sagar Dam has nearly collapsed due to the incessant rains and floods. Nearly forty villages in the areas of Bartala and Barner have been flooded due to destruction of the dam. The government has ordered evacuation of the villages near to the dam. With thousands of people affected by the floods, the villages near to the dam are more or less destroyed. The government has sought the assistance of the Indian army to provide relief to the inhabitants of the villages. Package food is being distributed to the villages of the area.

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