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Dadhimati Mata Temple is one of the oldest surviving temples in northern India. It was built in the 4th century and is of the Gupta era. It is the most important and religious temple for dadhich bramhins

Dadhimati is said to be the sister of Rishi Dadhichi and born on magh shukl 7 due to the churning of the sky. Dadhimati killed Detya Vikatasur on magh shukl 8 in Dadhi Sagar. Dadhimati is the Avatar Of Goddess Laxmi. The temple has the oldest depictions of 'Devi mahamatya', which are even older than Mahalaxmi temple of Kolhapur, Maharashtra.Archelogical Survey of India dates it to 4th Century AD, It was visited none other than Mr. D R Bhandarkar, Indian Archaeologist. It has a depiction of Valimiki ramyana in interiors. The temple's fame in scholarly work is from its inscription in Sanskrit from chapter 11 of the Devi Mahatmya in the Markandeya Purana, which has helped establish that the text must have been in existence prior to 608 CE
how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport
The nearest Bus stop is Nagour.
The nearest railway station is Nagour
By Air
The nearest airport is Jaipur.

Dadhimati Mata Temple Nagaur

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