The Temple That Was Not Exploded By 450 Bombs Dropped By Pakistani Army
The fifth day of Navaratri is dedicated to Skanda Mata, another form of Goddess Durga. She is known as skanda mata because she is the mother of God Skanda. It is said that no matter how many sins the person has done and if he comes to the mother and apologizes then the mother pardons him.
Today, under the Navaratri series, we are going to introduce you about the Tanot Mata Temple which is located in Jaisalmer.
Tanot Devi, who is present on the Indo-Pak border in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, is protecting BSF soldiers along with our country's border. The Pakistani army is also afraid of this temple located in the border. Goddess Tanot is said to be a form of the temple of Hinglaj Mata, which falls in Balochistan, in Pakistan. Bhati Rajput Naresh TanuRao V. in 828, established the statue of Goddess. Meanwhile, people of Bhati and Jaisalmer neighborhoods are still worshiping the Goddess.
Dropped 3000 thousand bombs:
Nearly 3000 bombs dropped by the Pakistani army in the 1965 battle by the Pakistani army. But not even a single bomb from the 450 bomb that fell into the temple premises explode. These bombs are now housed in a museum built in the temple premises for the devotees.
Devotees come from all over the world:
Tanot Mata is also known by the name of Vishnu Mata, and it is a form of Hinglaj Mata. Hinglaj Mata's Shaktipeeth is in Balochistan, Pakistan. A huge fair is organized every year in Ashwin and Chaitra Navaratri.
BSF soldiers do the maintenance of the temple:
From the cleaning of the temple to the worship and gathering facilities for the pilgrims coming here, all work is now being done by the BSF.
120 kilometers from Jaisalmer:
The temple is situated 120 km in the Thar Desert of Jaisalmer. There are many strange memories of the Indo-Pak war is associated with this temple. Tanot Mata's role is considered to be crucial in defeating Pakistani army in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer area. Even here, it is believed that Tanot Rai Mata helped Indian soldiers during the war, due to which the Pakistani army had to face defeat.