Shakambhari Mata Temple - Sikar, Rajasthan

Important information

  • Address: N H-8, Sakrai, Gurara, Rajasthan 332721
  • Timings : 06:00 am to 09:00 pm
  • Nearest Railway Station:  Sikar Junction, which is around 37.3 km away from the Shakambhari Mata Temple.
  • Nearest Airpurt:  Jaipur Airport, which is around 136 km away from the Shakambhari Mata Temple.
  • Did you know : Shakambhari's mother was the Kuldevi of the Chauhans of Ajmer.

Shakambhari Mata Temple holds an important place in Hinduism. Shakambhari Mata Temple is dedicated to Goddess Shankabhari. Shakambhari Mata Temple is located in Sakrai village, Sikar district, Rajasthan state of India. Shakambhari Mata Temple is situated in Aravalli region at a distance of about 51 km from Sikar district. This temple near Udaipurwati in Jhunjhunu district is 16 km from Udaipurwati village. Is at a distance of. Near the temple there is a spring of Amrakunj and Nimal water which attracts the devotees who come to visit the mother.

Shakambhari Mata's temple is considered as a Shaktipeeth and it has been dominated by the Nath sect. The temple was constructed in the seventh century.

Shakambhari Mata Devi

In the temple of Shakambhari Mata, there are two idols of Goddess in the form of Brahmani and Maa Rudrani. In the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, both the idols of the goddess are seated on a silver throne. Both these idols are of Mahishasurmardini Devi. Both the goddesses have eight arms, in which they are wearing weapons. Both the idols of Maa are very beautiful and vermilion. Both the idols are similar, the only difference is that the idol of Maa Rudrani is made of local mud stone, while the idol of Brahmani Maa is made of marble. According to ancient facts, the mother's name was earlier Shankaradevi, which later became famous as Sakraymata and Shakambhari.

Shaktipeeth of Shakambhari Mata

Mother has three Shaktipeeths across the country. The first major one is located in the Sikar district of Rajasthan, near Udaipurvati by the name of Sakraymata ji. The second is located in Sambhar district of Rajasthan. And the third place is 40 km away in Saharanpur near Meerut in Uttar Pradesh. It is situated at a distance of Ancient idols of Ganpati ji, Devi Shankara ji, and Kuber ji can be seen here. There is also Jatashankar Temple, and Shri Atmamuni Ashram around the temple. The festival is organized here for 9 days during Navratri. Devotees keep pouring in this temple throughout the year.

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