Sri Tarkeshwar Temple is a Hindu Shrine located at Jaipur, Rajasthan. The temple is primarily dedicated to lord Shiva.
About the Temple
Lord Tarkeshwara is considered as a deity who appeared out of earth. The locality of this temple was a hamlet named Dhundar Meenas in the olden days. It is believed that the residents of the hamlet had enshrined Lord Tarkeshwar upon finding the deity from the earth.
This temple boasts of a marble flooring with a Jagmohan (Prayer Hall) near the chowk (Market). The prayer hall houses four huge hanging bronze gongs, weighting 125 kgs each. Lord Ganesha also graces from this shrine in a sitting posture, with his trunk turned left.
Some of the distinct features of this temple includes the presence of a large Shiva Linga, a huge brass sculpture of a Bull, huge bronze gongs and bells.
Mahashiva Ratri, Deepavali, Annakuta and Nrisingh Leela are the most celebrated occasions in this temple. Special poojas are performed to the Lord every Monday, with Water and milk ablutions (Abhisheka) done.
Custom & Traditions of Temple
The Parashar Vyas families undertake to perform the worship rituals following their own religious customs and tradition.
How To Reach Tarkeshwar Ji Mandir
The closest airport is Sanganer, Jaipur airport.
The nearest railway station is Jaipur railway station.
The nearest Bus stop is Jaipur bus stop.
Tarkeshwar Ji Temple,
Gandhi Path, Girnar Colony,
Rajasthan - 302021.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open in Morning from 4.00 am to 11.30 pm and in evening 6.00 pm to 8.30 pm