Harshnath Temple is 14 km. away from SIKAR is an ancient site famous for the ruins old Shiva Temple located on the high hills of Aravali. The architectural display of the old temple is breathtaking. There is an another Shiva temple built by Shiv Singh of SIKAR in the 18th century.
This Shiv temple, according to an inscription dated 973 CE, was built by the Shiv ascetic Bhavarakta, during the reign of Chahamana king Vigraharaja. It is surrounded by various shrines which lie in ruins.The original temple was later destroyed by Mugal Emperor Aurangjeb in 1679 AD. In 1718 AD, Rao Shivsingh made a new temple adjacent to the old temple using the ruins of the old temple
The temple & its surrounding shrines are now in ruins. The main temple faces east. Its pillars are profusely carved. On the inside west wall is carved a figure of standing Parvati in panchagnitap along with her female attendants