Jain temple is one of the oldest temples in Bikaner, and was built in the 15th century. It is decorated with mirror work, frescoes and leaf paintings. The temple is built of red sandstone and is divided into three floors. One can see the skyline of Bikaner by climbing to the topmost floor of this temple.
As of 2001 India census, Bidasar had a population of 30,103. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Bidasar has an average literacy rate of 45%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 56% and female literacy of 34%. 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The eldest of three sons of Maharaj Sri Lal Singh (16 December 1831 – 17 September 1887) a relative of a distant branch of the Rathore clan, Dungar Singh was an enlightened and progressive monarch. He aided the British during the Second Afghan War (of Sherlock Holmes fame) in 1878 by supplying 800 camels.
Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum is known to be as the best museum of Rajasthan state. Also known as Ganga Government Museum, it is located in the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan. Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum was established in 1937 on the occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Maharaja Ganga Singh.
The government museum in Bangalore was established on 18 August 1865, during the period when L.B. Bowring was Chief Commissioner of Mysore State. A formal official notification was issued in the Mysore Government Gazette on 17 April 1866, a copy of which is still preserved in the Karnataka State Archives in Bangalore.
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Junagarh Fort (Rajasthani: जुनाग्द क़िला) is a fort in the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. The fort was originally called Chintamani and was renamed Junagarh or "Old Fort" in the early 20th century when the ruling family moved to Lalgarh Palace outside the fort limits.
Lalgarh Palace is a palace and heritage hotel in Bikaner in the Indian state of Rajasthan, built for Sir Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner, between 1902 and 1926. Laxmi Niwas Palace is a part of Lalgarh Palace but it has been given on lease and recently is being used as a heritage hotel.
Laxmi Nath Temple, located in Bikaner, is counted among the oldest historical monuments of the city. Rao Bikaji laid the foundation of Bikaner here in this shrine, in the year 1488. Owing to this, it holds a unique position among all other tourist attractions.
The Bikaner Laxminath Temple enshrines the gracious Vishnu and Laxmi images. History of Laxminath Temple, Bikaner. Laxminath Temple in Bikaner is counted among the very old temples of Bikaner. This most venerated temple is supposed to have been established during the rule of Rao Lunkaran. However it was further built up by Maharaja Ganga Singhji.
Prachina Museum is the cultural center of Bikaner. Nestled within the quiet corner of Junagarh Fort, the museum was established by Siddhi Kumari, the daughter of the Late Maharaja Narendra Singhji of Bikaner in 2000. It exhibits royal costumes, textile, portraits of former rulers, contemporary art, religious accessories, etc.
The Namantar Shahid Smarak (English: Name Change Martyrdom Memorial) is a large memorial sculpture dedicated to those who died in the Namantar Andolan. The Namantar Andolan was a 1978 to 1994 movement in India by Dalits (formerly known as Untouchables) who wanted to rename a university in honour of a leading Dalit, B. R. Ambedkar.
Shiv Bari temple is a famous Hindu temple. It is situated in Una district, Himachal Pradesh. This is dedicated to Lord Shiva.This Indian temple is also known as Drone Shiv temple. The idols in the temple are very old. The idols of Lord Virabhadra, Lord Kartikeya, Shri Ganesha, Shri Kuber, Shri Jalhari and Shri Shiva Pindi is said to be 5000 years old.
…collection of poetry called the Sūrsāgar, a work that is admired throughout the Hindi-speaking areas of northern India. It is particularly rich in its details of daily life and in its sensitive perception of human emotion, the parent’s for the child and the maiden’s for her lover.
His Temple is often found in the devi temples. In Toliasar, the temple of Bhairuji is very very old and it command great respect from the people around. The people believe that Bhairji gave orders to his pujari (priest) in dream to construct a temple for him.
Veer Teja or Tejaji was legendary Rajasthani folk hero. He is considered one of the major eleven incarnations of Lord Shiva and worshipped as a deity in rural Rajasthan. Tejaji's legend is that of a young man, striving for respect and recognition, who is willing to sacrifice everything in order maintain tribal conceptions of honour.