Here you will know about some most famous temples in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
In India, if you demand a sneak peek into the atavistic stretch of the Hindu heritage; you must spare a visit to the renowned temples. It is said that ‘Each Temple bears numerous interesting tales’, if you’re a history enthusiast you must interact with the Pandits of these shrines, you’ll never leave discontented. Amidst the chaotic swift lifestyles the peace-seekers stock with the scent of incense sticks, flowers and the serene atmosphere!
Famous Temples in Udaipur
1. Mahakaleshwar Mandir
This prodigious temple is spread across a vast piece of land; the construction process of the temple is still in process under the Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Nirman Sahyog Mandal, this trust includes members exceeding 5500. The evening Aarti begins at 6:30 pm, it is the time when all the ‘Shiv Bhakts’ assemble to engage in the mass worshipping of Lord Shiva (Mahakaal).
Address: Rani Road, Ambamata, Udaipur
2. Bohra Ganesh Temple
It is said that this vintage temple is 350 years old; an idol of Lord Ganesha is worshiped in the premises. It is believed that around 80 years ago, the worshipers seeking monetary help, used to leave a piece of paper mentioning their problems before of the idol and Lord Ganesha would shower his blessings upon them by eliminating all their troubles. As Wednesday is said to be Lord Ganesha’s day, you must visit the temple between 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Address: Bohra Ganesh Road, Ganapati Nagar, Udaipur
3. Mahalaxmi Temple
Goddess Laxmi is the dynast of fortune, wealth and prosperity; the temple remains flooded on Diwali with far-flung and local devotees. The temple is highly rich architecturally and is suggested to be visited on Fridays as according to Hindu mythology; Goddess Laxmi is stout on the particular day and answers prayers of her devotees.
Address: RJ SH 50, Rao Ji Ka Hata, Udaipur
This temple can be titled as one of the most worshiped temples in Udaipur as it is situated in the heart of the city; an idol of Lord Vishnu is worshiped here since 1651, when the temple was built. Twice in a year, a huge procession is conducted named ‘Jagannath Yatra’, the idol of Lord Vishnu is placed carried a chariot and is proceeded across the city, thousands of devotees bow to the Lord and participate in procession with various ‘Jhankis’.
Address: RJ SH 50, Udaipur, Rajasthan
5. Neemach Mata Temple
The most exciting thing about this temple is that it is situated on top of a hill which is 900 meters above the sea level. In order to reach the shrine, one has to climb numerous stairs, the temple is dedicated to the Goddess Amba ji, and it is also called as ‘Udaipur ki Vaishno Devi’ as one has to climb heights to enter the cordial environment. From the temple you can easily capture the view of the entire city adding the allure to the Goddess!
Address: Dewali, Panchwati, Udaipur
The Eklinji Temple premises bears 108 temples in total, Shiva Bhakts (devotees) often visit the temple to worship Lord Shiva on Mondays, as Monday is believed to be the day of Lord Shiva. You must attend one of the evening aartis practiced around 7 pm, don’t forget to try some ‘Mirchi badas’ from the nearby vendors to satisfy your tingling taste-buds!
Address: Siyol, Rajasthan
Alike Neemach Mata, Karni Mata temple is also situated on top of a hill, one has to climb numerous stairs in order to enter the temple premises, but there is a simpler option available to worship the goddess Karni Mata called ‘Rope-Way’, in minutes you can reach on top with no physical exertion. The top view is much celebrated as it offers an enchanting frame of the Aravali hills as well as the aerial view of the city!
Address: Jawahar Nagar, Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan
8. Amba Mata Temple
Behind this famous temple in Udaipur lies a thrilling story of Maharana Raj Singh, it is believed that he suffered from an incurable eye trouble, he planned to visit the temple of Goddess Amba in Gujrat but had a dream before that in which Goddess Amba instructed him to visit her on a particular location in Udaipur. The next day he headed towards the location and started the digging process with his courtiers, they found an idol of the Goddess, Maharana Raj Singh constructed the temple there and was later fully cured!
Address: Haridas Ji Ki Magri, Eklavaya Colony, Shavri Colony, Udaipur
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