Rangji Temple in Pushkar
Rangji Temple is one of the most beautiful and important temples in Pushkar, Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Rangji, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The temple is a perfect blend of South Indian and Rajasthani architectural styles. The temple was built in the 18th century by Seth Puran Mal Ganeriwal, a wealthy merchant. The temple has a high compound wall with four entrances, and a beautiful gopuram (tower) at the entrance.
The temple has a large and beautiful courtyard, with a tank in the center. The tank is called Pushkarini, and is believed to have the power to wash away sins. The temple also has several smaller shrines dedicated to various deities. The main shrine of Lord Rangji is located in the center of the courtyard, and is adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures.
The temple is also famous for its annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival), which is held in March or April. During the festival, the idol of Lord Rangji is taken out in a grand procession on a chariot, and devotees from all over the world come to witness the spectacle.
If you are visiting Pushkar, a visit to Rangji Temple is a must. The temple is located in the heart of the city, and is easily accessible by road. The nearest airport is in Jaipur, which is about 150 km away.
Approximate latitude and longitude of Rangji Temple: 26.4888° N, 74.5446° E