Moti Dungri Temple jaipur
It is known to all that Jaipur has a great place in Rajasthan due to its many historical places, prosperous culture and rich heritage. But apart from this, there is no doubt that the religious places of Jaipur also attract millions of visitors every year. There are many temples in the Pink City, which are the best examples of Indian architecture. Ganesh temple situated in Moti Dungari is one of the oldest temples of Jaipur. It is said that it is very auspicious to start any work with the name of Lord Ganesha. To complete your Jaipur visit, do not forget to visit this beautiful temple.
History: This beautiful temple of Lord Ganesha is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Jaipur. At the beginning of the eighteenth century, Seth Jai Ram Paliwal constructed the stunning Moti Doongri temple. Located on a small hill in the heart of Pink City, this beautiful temple is surrounded by the unique palace of Moti Dungari, which is a reflection of the famous Scottish Castle. In the past, this was the home of the Moti Dungari Palace, Rajmata Gayatri Devi, but now public entry has been banned here.
The story behind this Moti Dungri Ganesh temple is very amazing and represents a fascinating history. According to popular belief, during the return visit of the king of Mewar to his palace, there was a huge statue of Lord Ganesha on a bullock cart with him. They concluded that wherever bullock carries for the first time, they will construct a beautiful temple at that place and at that place Lord will also anoint the statue of Ganesha. The bullock cart was stopped at the bottom of the Dungari hills and hence the temple was built there.
The construction and design of the temple were entrusted to Seth Jai Ram Paliwal. He took care of the construction of this beautiful temple under the chief priest Mahant Shiv Narayan Ji. The construction of this temple was completed in 1761. Originally, it was built to keep an idol of Ganesh and only ‘Shaiva’ (followers of Lord Shiva) were allowed to go to the temple. But later, the Moti Dungari Palace was also constructed, which also surrounded the Moti Doongri Ganesh temple and made it a popular religious and tourist destination.
Attraction: Located on the Moti Dungari slope, this beautiful temple reflects the magnificent and royal city of Jaipur. The temple itself is one of the main religious places located in the middle of Jaipur. The temple is a one-day starter for many people in Jaipur. Thousands of people come to this temple every day to get blessings of Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha is considered to be the god of destiny. The worship of knowledge, knowledge, and prosperity is done here.
This grand temple is the most wonderful example of modern Indian architecture. There is three dome in this place which reflects the three main religions of India. The temple is covered in an area of approximately 2 km and the moti is surrounded by the Dungari palace. This castle is built in the popular Scottish Castle style. Beautiful carvings in the temple make four beauties in its beauty. The beautiful temple also has some wonderful latticework, in which there are mythological paintings that are engraved on the marble. This scene is really fascinating for all art lovers.
The main attraction of the temple is the statue of Lord Ganesha in which he has a sitting posture and the trunk of Lord Ganesha on the left, which is said to be very auspicious. In front of the idol of Lord Ganesha, a huge statue of Mushk has also been kept. It is believed that Mashak is Lord Ganesha’s ride.
This place has been constructed using beautiful white marble and Deeping Western. Muslim and Hindu structural engineering have been used to build this beautiful temple. During the nights, the temple looks amazing and becomes the perfect place for photography lovers. The reflection of colorful light on white stone gives you some excellent clicks of your life.
On Wednesday, due to Lord Ganesh’s special day, a special fair is organized every Wednesday. In this temple, almost seven Darshan is organized, and for the special appearance of the idol, special hymn, kirtan is decided and then recited.
This place reflects its true fascination during popular festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmashtami, etc. If you want to be surprised by seeing this beautiful temple and want to get that divine sensation with some memorable clicks, then add this place to your place list of Jaipur