Sri Sita Ram Mandir is a Hindu shrine located at Galta Ji, in the Jaipur district of Rajasthan, India. This temple is devoted to Lord Rama and Maa Sita.
About the deity
The presiding deities of this temple are Lord Ram and Maa Sita whose vigrahas are made up of Ashtadhatu (alloy of eight metals). One another idol of Lord Sri Ram made of Black stone is also housed in the temple.
About the Temple
The worship of Lord Rama is widespread in India, especially in the northern states of the country. Several temples are found across North India propagating Rama Bhakthi. This Sri Rama temple is one such prominent Peetha (seat) following Sri Vaishnava traditions, that was formulated by Sri Ramanuja. According to Sri Vaishnavism, by realising the God or Brahman, one can realise everything else in this world.
The present structures of this shrine were designed by Acharya Narayan Dev Ji Maharaj, the fifth Acharya of this Peetha, during the reigns of Mirza Raja Jaisingh of Amer. The architecture of this temple is a fine blend of Mughal and Jaipur styles. Fine drawings, rich decorations and flower like patterns adorns the temple walls and entrance gate.
The temple stands as a majestic architectural master piece. In addition to this, a tunnel has been built connecting the surrounding hills that are covered by green fields.
Ram Navmi, Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Shiv Ratri, Phagotsava are some of the prominent festivals celebrated here.
Custom & Traditions of Temple
The worship and other rituals followed in this temple pertains to Sri Vaishnava Sampradaya (traditions and norms).
How To Reach Sita Ram Ji Mandir
The closest airport is Sangenar, Jaipur airport.
The nearest railway station is Jaipur railway station.
The nearest bus stop is Jaipur bus stop.
Sita Ram Ji Mandir,
Galta Ji, Jaipur,
Rajasthan - 302031.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Vishnu Maayethi Sabdita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations again and again to the Devi who resides in the name of Vishnu's maya in all beings.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Chetanetyaabhi Dheeyate Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as consciousness in all beings.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Nidraa Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as sleep in all beings.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Kshudhaa Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as hunger in all beings.
The temple is open from 5.00 am to 12.30 pm and again from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm daily.