Temple Profile: Mandir Shri Bhadra Kali Ji
Location: Chak - 8, H.M.H., Hanuman Garh Town God Worshipped: Durga ( Bhadra Kali )
District: Hanumangarh Road Distance from Jaipur: 450 Kms
Built in the year: Nearest Airport: (450 Kms)
By Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji Nearest Rly. Station: 8 Kms ()
       

Cause of Establishment:
This is an ancient temple. It was repaired and renovated by Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji of Bikaner. The Maharaja was devoted to Goddess Bhadra Kali, one of the many forms Durga Assumed.

       
Brief of the Diety:

The idol of Bhadra Kali in red stone in enshrined here.

Religious sect to which the temple belongs:
The Temple belongs to the Shakti Sect.A 26 high stone idol of Kali is built. Around the statue are the ornamented brackets.

Architecture of the Temple:
Important Architectural Characteristics:

The Temple has a High Shikhar of a rounded shape. While the temple has no circumambulatory path. It has a Sabha Mandapa or a prayer hall. A Verandah, a sacrum sanctorum and a Kitchen are also there. A part from these all time are two rooms.

Material of Construction:

Brick, Lime Mortar

Unique features of the temple:
Bhadrakali is one of the many names of Shri Durga.In argala stotra, this name of Shri Durga has been invoked with Jaymati,Mangale and Kali.Thus Bhadrakali is diffrent from kali in that She accept bhadra(Good)to give it to her devotees.This temple of Bhadrakali is built in the flow area of ghaggar river which is saraswati described in the vedas and puranas.
Festivals & Fairs in Temple (Main Events):

Navaratras in the month of Chaitha and also in the month of Ashwin.

Timings:
Morning Time: from 5.00am

Evening Time:

till 09.00 pm
Custom & Traditions of Temple:

Shakti cult doctrines are followed here.

Details of Temple:
Sanctrum: 1
Sanctorum: 1
Verandah: 1
Rasoi: 1
Vandana (If any particular) in text:
Aarati Songs in the praise of Shri Durga are Sung.
Issues requiring global attention for conservation, protection and improvement of the temple:

The Temple is built in the flow course of the Ghagghar River. This river was known as Saraswati River, which used to flow in the pauranic times. In the areas of the Sindhu valley civilisation are found. This place being in the vicinity ganga nagar district, Haryana and Panjub can be developed in to a beautiful tourism spot. The Temple is quite ancient and stands in the bed of the Gagghar hence it is exposed to the threat of being washed away.



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