Khatu Shyamji Temple
After the Mahabharata battle, Barbaric’s last wish was to see the war “Mahabharata” so Lord Krishna himself placed his head on the top of a mountain for Barbaric to see the war. After many years when Kalyug started the head was found buried in the village of Khatu (District- Sikar) Rajasthan. The holy pond near the Khatu Shayamji temple from where the Barbaric’s SHISH was retrieved. It is believed that a dip in this pond cures a person of ailments and brings good health.
Jeen Mata Temple
Temple dedicated to Jeen Mata (Goddess of Power) is located at a distance of 29 km from Sikar town in the south. This temple was a place of pilgrimage from early times and was repaired and rebuilt several times. Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb wanted to raze to the ground the Mandir of Mata. Being invoked by Her priests, the Mata let out its army of Bhairon (a species of the fly family) which brought the Emperor and his soldiers to their knees. He apologized and the Kind-hearted Mataji accepted his apology. Aurangzeb donated Akhand (Ever-glow) oil lamp from his Delhi palace. This lamp is still glowing in the sacred sanatorium of the Mata.
Salasar Balaji Temple
Salasar Balaji is a place of religious importance for the devotees of Hanuman. It is located in the town of Salasar in Churu district (Rajasthan). This temple of Salasar Balaji was founded by a farmer. It is situated in the middle of Salasar and attracts infinite devotees throughout the year. On Ashvin Purnima and Chaitra Purnima, a huge fair is organized that attract the worshipper.
Jagatpita Brahma Mandir or the Brahma Temple located in Pushkar, Rajasthan is the most famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Brahma who is considered as the creator of the Universe. Being the only temple dedicated to Brahma in India, it attracts lakhs of pilgrims every year. The small town of Pushkar seems holy because of the presence of the Brahma Temple. It also finds its mention in the prominent ten religious places of the world and the five sacred pilgrimages for Hindus in India.
Rangji temple is a reflection of the South Indian architectural style with glimpses of Mughal design as well. It’s among the top three temples of Pushkar dedicated to one of the Vishnu’s incarnations, Rangji. The temple is a major attraction for south Indian pilgrims. It is believed that the temple was commissioned in 1823 by Seth Puran Mal Ganeriwal who was from Hyderabad. There are many more idols of other gods in the temple as well some of them are Goddess Laxmi, Goddamaji, Shri Ramanujacharya and Lord Krishna.
The Giri raj or Govardhan Hill is situated at 22 km distance from Vrindavan. It has been stated in the Holy Bhagwat Geeta that according to Lord Krishna, Govardhan Parvat is not different from him. Therefore, all his worshipers honor the hill just like they honor there idol Lord Krishna. The hill stands 80 ft tall with a circumference of 38 km and is made from the sandstone. Someone can also go to nearby places such as Mukharvind, Daan Ghati, and Mansi Ganga. This hill is considered holy and is visited by devotees on Govardhan Puja and Guru Purnima in devotion. They walk 23 km (approx.) barefoot around the mountain.