India is land of festivals. Every festival is celebrated with immense vigour and zeal. Celebrating festivals together allows people to come closer to each other and share a wonderful bond with each other. This year, the festival of Shardiya Navratri begins from 10 October. Navratri, the festival of nine-days, signifies the power of women. People worship Durga and her nine forms. The temple of Goddess Durga is spread across India. In Rajasthan, there are many temples of Goddess Durga which are highly revered. Check them out.
Karni Mata Temple, Bikaner
This is one of the famous temples of goddess Durga in Rajasthan. Situated 30 kms away from Bikaner, it is a holy pilgrimage. Karni Mata Temple is famous for thousands of rats that roam in temple. Due to rats, it is also known as the Temple of Rats.
Chamunda Mata Temple, Jodhpur
Located in Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur, Chamunda Mata Temple is highly honoured by the people of Jodhpur. Founder of Jodhpur city brought her idol in 1460 and installed the idol in the fort.
Kaila Devi Temple, Karauli
It is one of the ancient temples in Rajasthan. It is situated the Kaila Devi Village of Karauli district. Every year, a 15-dy long fair is being held at Kaila Devi Temple during month of Chaitra.
Sheetla Mata Temple, Pali
This is a miraculous temple. Situated in Pali district of Rajasthan, Sheetla Mata Temple has a special temple. Since 800 years, a custom is being followed. There is a pitcher in temple which is being filled with water but it never gets filled.
Shakambhari Mata Temple, Sambhar
Shakambhari Mata is incarnation of Goddess Parvati. Situated at Sambhar town, Shakambhari Mata Temple emerged as saviour at the time of famine and she served vegan food to the hungry.