Kochar's Hotel Marudhar Heritage
Opposite Main Railway Station, Gangashahar Road, Bikaner, 334001, India
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Situated en route to Jodhpur , the temple is dedicated to Karni Mata -an incarnation of Durga. The temple has fascinating huge silver gates and marble carvings that were donated by Maharaja Ganga Singhji The most attractive feature of temple are the rodents who scamper freely within the premises and if one touches your feet its considered auspicious. They are regarded sacred and devotees buy prasad (feeding) to offer to them.
Bhandeswari Jain Temple
This Temple was built before the foundation of Bikaner.It was commed by a rich Jan Merchant Bhanda Oswal in 1468 A D and is an exemplary work in Jain Temple Architecture. It is said that tones and tones of Butter Oil was used in the construction of the temple instead of water.
It has beautiful inlay work in gold and rich paintings mark the walls and the ceiling of the temple. It is a three storied structure which gives an enchanting view of the old city from the top.
Radjasthan - Bikaner - the western part of India
"Wall decorations in Bikaner"
This is a picture of an entrance in Bikaner.
So colorful but badly maintained !
Every door in India is telling a legend.
"Bikaner - Gainer"
The old royal hunting lodge - western Bikaner was the venue of Marahadja Singh
The lake is dominating the place.
Waterbuffels can cool off in this hot
area of India.
This place is still visited by hunters
but most of this area has been converted into hotels.
"Bikaner - Gainer"
Local customs at the lake -
Religion is a seperate booklet to open (yes or no ) and discuss (yes or no) - but this picture will show you the richness of the Marahadjas (Pagode) and the man in the front !
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