Jwala Mata Jobner Rajasthan

Jwala Mata Temple Jobner Rajasthan

Jwala Mata Temple Jobner Rajasthan

Jwala-mata (Jobner) is an ancient and famous Shakti-Peeth of Rajasthan,Which is recognized for centuries in folk.This Shakti-Peeth is located approximately 45 kilometers in the west of Jaipur at the ancient town Jobner. Jobner is an ancient city of historical and cultural significance.The literary texts and inscriptions appear antiquity of Jobner,In which it is mentioned by various names like Jabbaner, Jovnpuri, Jobneri etc. Another name  “Jogner”, that is found in “Kurmvilas” appears its ancient name. It is believed that it’s original name was “Yogini Nagar”(The Elf’s City) and in course of time it became Jogini Nagar> Jogner> Jobner.

Jobner City

Jobner City

Jwala-Mata is presiding deity of Jobner.She is adorable for “Manohardasot-Khangarot” clan.The temple of Jwala-Mata is situated in the middle of a mountain slope of Arawali’s ranges. The temple is made of white marble and looks very beautiful and attractive.

Jwala Mata Jobner Rajasthan

Jwala Mata Jobner Rajasthan

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Jobner was a part of the “Chauhan-kingdom” of “Shakambhari”.It was one of the major cities of Sapaadalaksha empire.After Chauhan-kingdom jobner was dominated by Hammirdev’s Kachhvaha clan and then Khangarot Kachhvaha clan.Former king of this branch of clan “Jagmal Kachhvaha” (the son of Amber king Prithviraj) and his son “Khangar” dominated Boraaj and Jobner. It is believed that Jwalamata indirectly helped Rav Khangar in establishing hegemony over Jobner.

Jobner Fort Rajasthan

Jobner Fort Rajasthan

Jwala mata the adorable deity of “Manohardasot-Khangarot” helped them in their crisis.When the imperial commander of Ajmer “Muhammad Murad” invaded on Jobner during the rule of king Jaitsingh, large group of bees attacked on invader from the mountain zone of Jobner. Thus the deity helped Jaitsingh to get victory.   

Drums Called "Nobat" of Muhammad Murad snatched by Jaitsingh

Drums Called “Nobat” of Muhammad Murad snatched by Jaitsingh

Bhairav Ji in Jwala Mata Temple Jobner

Bhairav Ji in Jwala Mata Temple Jobner

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