Built by the Goenka family. On the wall of the temples is a huge fresco with modern trappings showing British men and women on bicycles and cars, it also shows a long train and has a backdrop of telegraph wires. A painting under the roof in the upper space shows noble in leisure either smelling flowers or reading books. Another painting show a turbaned man hold a bird while yet another portray a woman admiring herself in the mirror.
In the Churu district and 2hrs drive from Fatehpur, the great famous temple of SANKATMOCHAN HANUMAN is situated. Salasar Balaji is situated in the small town called Salasar. The holy temple requires no introduction to Hindus all over the world. It has a trail of devotees that cannot be numbered. The history of this temple dates back to 1811 in a village called Asota, where a farmer while ploughing his field, got stuck by some rock under the earth and when cleared by his wife, emerged an idol of Lord Hanuman. The Thakur of that village dreamt being asked to shift the idol of Salasar for proper religious incarnation. At the same time a devotee worshiper of Lord Hanuman called Mean Das also dreamt about the Lord and was asked to do the same. The idol was thus sent to Salasar with all care and devotion. Transforming the village into the Salasar Dham, initially a hut, the place was later developed gradually into a concrete temple, which now has a large complex. All that the devotees desire is fulfilled by Lord BALAJI, lacs of followers from all over the world visit this holy place every year.
Khatu Shyam Ji
The legend of this immensely popular Krishna temple can be traced back to the medieval Mahabharata where, Barbareek the son of great Pandav brother Bhim and Nag Kanya (snake princess) displayed his great warrior skills that pleased Lord Shiva who endowed his blessings in the form of Teen Ban (three arrows) and Agni Dev (fire god) gave him a bow, so that he could conquer all the three worlds. In order to watch the famous war of Mahabharata he sat towards the battle field and in between his tryst with a Lord Krishna in disguise become a vital part of the history and thus the incarnation of KHATU SHAMJI. The lord asked the young Barbareek to sacrifice his head for charity, because otherwise the victory of Pandavas would not be possible since he possessed the Teen Bans. The boy maintained his promise of Sheesh Dan as a true Kshatriya but at the same time wished to watch the war and his wish was granted. Later on, his head was buried in Khatu where the king had a dream and was inspired to construct a temple and place the head in a religious manner. Till this date his devotees are blessed by just pronouncing his name from the bottom of their heart with true Samarpan. The devotees from all around the world visit this pilgrimage temple at the time of the mela in the Kartik month. Their devotion and belief simply pours from their conscious belief. The temple today is run by trust and the offering of the devotees is for the Kripa which the god bestows on his devotees.
The famous temple of Maa Bhagwati Shakambhari, also known as Sakarai Mata, is situated in Sikar district of Shekhawati region. The temple lies 56 K.M. east of Sikar amidst the green valley of Aravalis. From Udaipurwati village of Sikar district the famous temple lies 16 K.M. and an approachable road is available to reach the temple.Shakambhari is also connected with Delhi, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Bikaner, Nawalgarh and other important villages of Shekhawati region. The place is famous for its sacred temple built in 7th century. And it is one of the eight SHAKTI PEETHS in India.
In the green, lonely & calm valley of Maalketu, (the Aravali hills)the magnificent temple is located surrounded by varieties of trees like dho, plash, senana, kirwala, kankun, gangeran, falsa, petal, neem etc. and lot of herbal trees.
The famous river SHANKAR GANGA flows near the temple in rainy season and many ghats have been created in which the pilgrim take a holy deep.
The other religious places, near the temple, are Jata Shanker Temple, Shri Aatm Muni Ashram etc. The pilgrims come to the temple round the year, however, in the month of MAAH, 8th, 9th & 10th day of the month are marked as special pray of Goddess Bhagwati, during this period lot of pilgrims come here. In NAV RATRA time, a nine day long Nav Ratra Festival is held here in the month of Chaitra & Aashose.