Karni Mata Temple Bikaner
Karni Mata Temple is a popular and unusual holy shrine of India. This Temple is in a small town of Deshnok, which is located at a distance of 30 kms in south of Bikaner in Rajasthan. Karni Mata Mandir is easily accessible by regular buses from Bikaner and Jodhpur. To ensure a comfortable journey, one can also opt for taxis that can be availed from anywhere in Rajasthan. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Karni, who is regarded as the incarnation of Maa Durga. In the 14th century, Goddess Karni is said to have lived and performed many miracles during her existence. Karni Mata was a mystic, who led a virtuous life committed to the service of the poor and the oppressed of all communities. The goddess is said to have laid the foundation of Deshnoke. As per the stories, once when her youngest son drowned, Goddess Karni asked Yama (the god of death) to bring him back to life.
History of Karni Devi temple
Deshnok 30 km from Bikaner district , is located in a small town, which is that of the 15th century Karni Devi Temple is a holy place. Mughal style by Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner temple was completed. After a well-known jeweler in Hyderabad, Kundanlal Verma helped enhance the look of the temple. He also huge silver trowel Devi temple gates and marble carvings donated.
The Karni Devi, poor social life in the service of the poor and needy people who work that is considered to be a mystic woman. Deshnok laid the foundation of the city, which is one. History says, Karni Mata’s youngest son and his son drowned in the river to bring back Lord Yama (God of death) asked. Lord Yama life for her son and that she refused to give back to the Goddess Durga incarnated as. He restored his son’s life and his family members declared no longer dying. The fact that all members of his family were embodied in mice.
How to Reach
By air: The Karni Mata is located just 30.5km from Bikaner airport, and one can avail private taxis from there to reach the destination.
By road: The temple is connected to Bikaner City with NH 89. Tourists can hire private conveyance such as cab, rickshaw, taxi and auto rickshaw to reach the destination.