Karni Mata Temple

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Karni Mata Temple at Deshnoke is a renowned centre for rat worship. The 600 years old temple is home to thousands of black, grey and white rats or Kaba. An image of Karni Mata, a manifestation of Goddess Durga, is depicted holding trident in her hand. It is believed the Goddess Durga lived at this place during 14th century and performed miracles.As per folklore, feeding rats at this temple brings good fortune. According to the belief of followers, the rats would reincarnate as holy men.The temple is carved from stones and marble, which features silver gates, built by Maharaja Ganga Singh, and an overhead mesh that protect rats from birds. The silver doors depict the various legends associated with the goddess.

Other Places To Visit In Bikaner
Junagarh Fort
Gajner Palace
Lalgarh Palace
Prachina Museum
Bhandeswari Jain Temple
Shri Laxminath Temple

Vijay Bhawan Palace, Veterinary University, Bikaner, Rajasthan 334001, India

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