Tanot Mata is also known as Aavad Mata and is a form of Hinglaj Mata. Hinglaj Mata’s Shaktipeeth is in Baluchistan, Pakistan.
A huge fair is organized here every year in Ashwin and Chaitra Navratri.
History Of Tanot Mata Mandir Jaisalmer Rajasthan
Tanot Mata temple is about 1200 years old. The temple was built by Bhati Rajput Naresh Tanurao in 828 AD when the temple of Tanot Mother was built and the idol was installed. Since then, the people of Bhati Raja and neighboring areas of Jaisalmer have been worshipping Mother.
Indo-Pak war and Mother’s miracle
The temple of Tanot Mata has always been a center of faith, but after the 1965 India-Pakistan war, this temple became famous for its miracles at home and abroad. In the 1965 war, about 3000 bombs were dropped from the Pakistani army.
Out of which about 450 bombs fell in the temple premises, none of which exploded in the temple and the temple did not even reach, these bombs are now kept in a museum built in the temple premises for the devotees to see.
After the 1965 war, the Border Security Force (BSF) took over the responsibility of this temple and also made one of its BSF choki here. And since when the care of the Tanot mother temple, maintenance is done by BSF.
It is said that a long time ago there was a bard named Mamadia Charan, who had no children, due to which he traveled to Hinglaj Mata seven times to get children.
When Charan was sleeping one night, the mother asked in a dream whether you want a son or a daughter, then Charan said that she should take birth at my house.
By the grace of Hinglaj Mata, seven daughters and one son were born at that charan house. One of these was Awad Ma, who is known as Tanot Mata.
How to reach Tanot Mata Mandir Jaisalmer:-
Nearest Railway Station Jaisalmer125 KM
Nearest Airport Jaisalmer Airport 135 KM
By Road 121 KM Bus & Taxi Facility available Jaisalmer to Tanot Mata Mandir
Best Time To Visit Tanot Mata Temple:
Jaisalmer Is a desert area so here The months of May and June should be especially avoided since the scorching heat of Rajasthan can make you very uncomfortable and might get you sick.
The best time to visit Tanot Mata Temple is between November and April. During these months, the weather is pleasant and the temperature is not likely to be high.
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