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kesariyaji Temple Timings

kesariyaji Temple Timings


6:30am - 8:30pm


6:30am - 8:30pm


6:30am - 8:30pm


6:30am - 8:30pm


6:30am - 8:30pm


6:30am - 8:30pm


6:30am - 8:30pm

Followers of Jainism can be seen in abundance in Rajasthan. Here, you will see a temple made by a devotee dedicated to one of the Tirthankars or for the love of the religion he follows. Kesariya Ji is one such temple. It is famously known as the Rishabhdev temple amongst the locals. The timings are not precise but the locals will inform you about the grand events that take place here on special occasions.

Kesariyaji is another name for this ancient temple. Devotees offer ‘Kesar’ as it is felt that saffron is extremely pure, good for health, and has a sweet fragrance. It also makes the stone of the idol stronger. It not only saves the atmosphere from pollution but creates a feeling of elation among worshippers. It is believed that God’s shower ‘Kesar’ here every day. The main idol of Rishabhdeo has a carving of a bunch of hair (‘kes’ or ‘kesh’) from which the temple gets its name. Its other name is Kalaji temple as the idol is made of black stone. Dhulev is yet another name. Maybe it is because it is believed that a villager name Dhoolia had seen the idol of the Lord on the spot in a dream.

Kesariyaji Temple History

The history of the temple is not known clearly. Different communities put their own version of it. There are many beliefs regarding the antiquity and history of this splendid, miraculous, and extraordinary idol. It was very much worshipped in the times of Bhagawan Munisuvrat Swami. In course of time, it appeared under a banyan tree outside Vatpradnagar. It was worshipped for some years. Again it appeared under a tree a distance of one kilometer from the village. This is the Chief Tirth of Jains in the Mevad State. A fair is held here every year on the eighth day of the dark half of the month of Fagan. With all the five fingers, people worship God here with saffron. They give a gift of saffron to God. This, know God by the name of ‘Kalababa’. Non-Jain devotees come here with faith. For centuries, there is a custom of giving saffron to God as a gift. Sometimes so much saffron is plastered on God, that God looks saffron-colored. People, therefore, call God Kesariyanath.

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Kesariyaji Tirth - Kikabhai Dharamshala

Kesariyaji Tirth - Kikabhai Dharamshala
Located 2 km from the Rajasthan Roadways bus stand, Kikabhai Dharamshala offers two-bedded AC and non AC rooms. Meals are served in the bhojanalaya

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