Sun and Amba Devi Temples at Ranakpur: The Land of Hindus

Rajasthan, the royal state of India, is famous for its great forts, deserts, magnificent palaces and luxury hotels. India is famous for its diversity and there are many temples in Rajasthan which are popular tourist spots in Rajasthan. Among these, Amba Devi, Dilwara, Sanghiji, Soniji Ki Nasiyan are the Jain temple in Rajasthan. Here are two ancient temples that you can visit by taking a tour to visit Ranakpur in Rajasthan. These are Sun and Amba Devi Temple, Chaturmukha.

Temple of the sun

The Sun Temple, facing east in Ranakpur, is exceptional for the iconography and unusual motifs on the wall. Anyone who will be fascinated by the intricate carvings on the outside of the temple designed as Surya, the sun god, is seated on a horse-drawn cart. It is made of white limestone and has been decorated following the classic Nagara style. It consists of a shrine crowned by Shikhara and preceding this shrine, there is an octagonal shaped mandapa which has six verandas and pillars with exquisite carvings and sculpted toranas.

Jain temple of Chaturmukha

Ranakpur is far from the hustle and bustle of Udaipur city life and Chaturmukha is located in the lush greenery of the Aravalli range of Ranakpur. This is with exquisite carvings on the marble. Which he majestically designed with shikhara, distinctive domes, turret from the slope of the hilly areas. There are beautiful sculptures that have been carved out of a single marble rock designed with 108 head snakes with numerous tails. This temple is designed with four faces like Chaturmukha. It is dedicated to TirthankaraRishabhanatha. Others are also found in the complex area of ‚Äč‚Äčthis temple. These are Neminath and Parasnath. Sun and Amba Devi Temple are located a short distance from these temples in the same complex. Throughout the year a huge number of pilgrims and devotees come to this. Amba Devi is the temple of the mother goddess.

You can easily reach it by bus or road car. If you want to reach by train, it is well connected via the nearest railway station called Falna e Rani to the main railway stations of the city such as Agra, Delhi, Jodhpur, Mumbai, Bikaner, Jaipur, Chennai etc. Considering that, if you want to be reached by air transport, the nearest airport is Udaipur airport, which is regularly communicated with domestic flights to Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur and Jaipur.