Sri Ramdev Temple, also known as Ramdevra Temple, is homage to Bhagvan Ramdevji Maharaj, a Tanwar Rajput, who is held as an incarnation of God, born to benefit humanity. The miracles and meditation of this saint, and his penance, earned him spiritual vigour to enlighten the society. This temple is located in Pokharan, in Jaisalmer district, Rajasthan. Secular in its views, the temple and the Ramsarovar talab (water tank) is believed to wash away the sins of thousands of devotees, granting them contentment and peace of mind. The Ramdevra Fair, which is a popular highlight of the village, attracts miscellaneous groups of people from different places of the country.
This occasion is gaily celebrated in the months of August and September. Baba Ramdevji has attained the stature of folk-deity in this place and folklore connected with him sits on the tongue tip of the local community. His followers hail him as an Avatar of Vishnu and irrespective of religion and caste differences; worship him and his ideologies devoutly. There are many temples in his name, both in Rajasthan and elsewhere in India, which is a constant reminder of the God-like figure Baba Ramdevji and his contributions to social development and moral growth. It is here, in Rajasthan, where, luxurious paradigm connects with religion, belief, humanity, and austerity, blending into a way of living!
When to visit : Ramdevra Temple
Best time to visit: October - February
Opening hours:6:00 AM - 9:00 PM