The Tripura Sundari temple is dedicated to Goddess Tripura Sundari, commonly known as Turtia Maata. It has a beautiful idol of black stone having 18 hands, each carrying some symbol, while the Goddess is seen riding a tiger. It is believed that this temple was built before Samrat Kanishka, who used to rule here. The exact date of its construction is not yet known. It is said to be one of the 'Shakti Peeths' of the Hindus having charismatic divine power.
This famous temple of Lord Shiva is situated inside the natural cave of a high hill in the eastern part of the city. It presents a sensational natural view. The cave temple provides an Amarnath Yatra-like feeling to the pilgrims, due to its typical location. During Mahashivratri, rudra abhishek Pooja is carried out. Kavadi Yatra is to start from this Temple going all the way to Baneshwar Temple in order to bring the Water of Mahi River. Pooja to Lord Shiva is carried out with this water.
This is very famous Jain temple housing rare Shilalekhs of the 10th century. Such temples are also found in Talwara, Kalinjara, Bagidora, Ajna and Banswara. Most of the followers of Jainism have the culture of visiting this temple at least once in their lifetime.
It is famous for the ancient temple of the Sun God, Lord Amaliya Ganesh, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Dwarka Dhish temple and Jain temple of Sambharnath. A number of Sompura sculpture artists can be seen carving stones on the roadside in Talwara.
This is a famous 12th century temple of Lord Brahma. The black stone statue found here is of an average man's height. The temple is located at a distance of 18 Kms from the district headquarters.
It is a place surrounded by hills. People call it "Phati Khan" because it is a deep cave under a hill. There is a pool of very cold water which is found throughout the year. It is said that Lord Rama, during his exile, came and stayed here for some time.
Situated in the southern part of the city is the Dargah of Abdul Rasul which is known as the "Abdulla Pir". Every year "Urs" is held at the Dargah and it is very popular with the masses. The people of the Bohara Muslim community take part in it in large numbers. The dargah is located at a distance of 3 Kms from the district headquarters.
Other well known places of pilgrimage tourism here include the Paraheada, which is a famous 12th century temple of Lord Shiva built by the Mandalik. There is also a famous Sai Baba Mandir built on top of a hill, known as the Sai Baba Mandir. These are therefore the various places of pilgrimage tourism located in the district of Banswara.
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