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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Kaniram Narsinghdas Tibrewal Haveli

The Shekhawati, Rajasthan  is well known for  crafts,  traditional arts, and architecture; Shekhawati is one of the best place to see ancient Rajasthani cultural full of richness and traditions that are artistic and preserved by sceessor and Rajput rulers of Rajasthan.  Shekhavati and in particular Jhunjhunu region is famous for Majestic havelis. Kaniram Narsinghdas Tibrewal Haveli Jhunjhunu is one among the lot of best known in Shekhavati


Kaniram Narsinghdas Tibrewal Haveli

The Kaniram Narsingdas Tibrewal Haveli was build in 1883 by one of the most wealthy merchant of Jhunjhunu town know as Narsingdas Tibrewal. The Tibrewals were quite prosperous and famous businessman of Jhunjhunu.

All these Havelis were mainly constructed in the latter half of the 19th century by the wealthy Marwari merchants of Shekhawati region. Trade was their main reason for venturing out of their own town. They mostly traded in Calcutta and the north east regions. Kaniram Narsingdas Tibrewal haveli is a perfect example of intricate craftsmanship of artists and wealth on part of the owner.

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Badalgarh Fort in Jhunjhunu

Horses were an integral part of ancient wars. Rajputana is known as the land of warriors famous for their bravery and gallantry. They were famous for assembling huge cavalries (Risalas) fit for conquering big wars through their upbeat Risala skills. Horses playing an imperative role thus were required to be nourished and kept in stables fit for sustenance.

Badalgarh fort was not build for habitat rather as a stable. Horses and camels were valuable assets for the then rulers. It was an essential requirement for these animals to have an appropriate place to stay and not just an ordinary stable. This is a prime reason of Badalgarh fort not portraying the grand and eye catching ‘Baradaris’ as in case of other forts. Badalgarh fort is located at the top of a rocky hill and is known as one of the most impressive construction of Shekhawatis. Though it is designed with the purpose of a stable still the massive size of this fort is quite an astounding fact which makes it quite different from other Forts.

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