Temple Profile: Mandir Shri Chauth Mata
Location: Chauth ka Barwada God Worshipped: Chauth Mata
District: Sawai Madhopur Road Distance from Jaipur: 180 Kms.
Built in the year: Samvat 1451 Nearest Airport: Jaipur (105 Kms.)
By Shri Bheem Singh Chauhan Nearest Rly. Station: Chauth ka Barwada (3 Kms)

Cause of Establishment:
In samvat 1428 Shri Bhim Singhji Chauhan was the ruler, who was a staunch believer of Chauth Mataji. One day in his dream Chauth Mataji guided him to establish her in Barwara in place of Panchala village. Hence Sh. Bhim Singhji Chauhan established the cave temple of Chauth Mataji on the highest mountain of Aravli ranges situated in the west of the village in the month of Buddi Chaturthi Samvat 1451. The village was thus renamed as Chauth Ka Barwada. On the basis of the Shilalekha’s in the year 1682 Shri Tej Singh Rathore got the walls build, which were facing towards the rust in Bhadwa Shudi Dwadashi, and in the rule of Shri Jawahar Singhji got the statue of Lord Ganesh establish towards the west of Chauth Mata.
Since then this place has been popular as Chauth Ganesha.

Brief of the Diety:

The image of the goddess seated on a lion is in white marble and is installed in the sanctrum sanctorum. At the back to the left side is the sidol of Bhairuji. By the idol of Chauth Mata there is an idol of Ganesh ji. People also call Ganesh Chauth.

Religious sect to which the temple belongs:

The temple belongs to the Shakta Cult.

Architecture of the Temple:
Important Architectural Characteristics:

The huge and vast temple is built on the hill. There is a flight of 700 steps to reach the temple. Around the temple a verandah has been constructed. The temple is double storyed.

Material of Construction:

While the statues are of marble, the temple has been built with RCC, cement, Sand and stone.

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Unique features of the temple:

The goddess commands wide spread respect. People from the state and aslo from state nearby flock to the temple to have their wishes fulfilled by the divine favours of the mother goddess. The temple commands a scenoric and panoramic beauty.

Festivals & Fairs in Temple (Main Events):

Special navratra prayers and rituals are hel in the month of Chaitra and Ashwin. Also in the month of Magha, on th fourth day a big mela (fair) beigins and lasts for 15 days. Nealy married couples visit the temple for blessings of a happy configual life. Small newly babes are also brought to the temple for the ritual first sheering of their hair.

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Details of Temple:
Others: Sanctrum Sanctorum is in square shape and has been built on RCC pillars. The idol of the goddess is in marble and the goddess is shown sitting on lion's back. In front, a verandah has been built. The Bhairu temple is at the back. Everyday Mangala aarthi and Shayam aarti are performed.
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Issues requiring global attention for conservation, protection and improvement of the temple:

The temple is much frequented during Navratra's of Chaitra and Ashwin when pilgrim from far and wide come here to pay their homage. The place has get a great tourism potential which must be exploited by bringing the place on the tourism map and creating infrastructure facilities. The road wasy to various princiapl towns should be stengthened and repaired. It is also suggested that beautification of surroundings be done methoulously to make this place charming.

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