Moti Dungri Temple Jaipur

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About Moti Dungri Temple Jaipur

Visit the famous tourist attraction Moti Dungri Ganesh Temple in Jaipur devoted to lord Ganesh ji.

History of Moti Dungri Temple / Ganesh Temple:

The temple was built in 1761 AD by Seth Ram Paliwal – supervised the construction of this, magnificent structure on the inspiration of chief priest (Pujari or mahant) Shiv Narain ji, in the early eighteenth century. Moti Dungri temple of Jaipur is a classic tourist place to visit in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. According to the ancient history of Jaipur, this place was home of Rajmata Gaytri devi but now, there is also a palace in the temple which is not opened for visitors which leaves temple as the only tourist place.

Legends say that once the king of mewar was returning back to his place from a long travel with a Ganesh idol on a bullock cark than he decided to build a temple and consecrate the idol of lord Ganesh wherever the bollock cart halted for the first time.

Inside the Moti Dungri temple:

The moti dungri temple contains grave image of the goddesses lord Ganesh son of lord Shiva, so it is also known as Ganesh temple or Ganesh mandir. Ganesh mandir dedicated to Ganesh the central deity of lord ganeshji. This place is surrounded by Moti Dungri hills.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Moti Dungri temple is between the 5.30 am to 1.30 pm noon in morning and 4.30 pm to 9.00 pm in evening, every day.

Vandana, Aarti, Darshan, or prayer times in summer and winter :

Name of Arti / Vandana / Prayer Summer Timings Winter Timings
Mangla 4.30 AM 4.45 AM
Dhoop 7.15 AM 8.15 AM
Shringar 9.15 AM 9.45 AM
Rajbhog 11.00 AM 11.15 AM
Gwal 6.30 PM 6.45 PM
Sandhya 7.15 PM 7.45 PM
Shayan 9.15 PM 9.30 PM

Things you should not miss:

Moti Dungri temple is well known for its intricate stone carving and exquisite lattice work of mythological image engraved on the lime stone and marble offering a rare view for the art lovers.

Nearby Tourist attraction to Moti Dungri temple:

Ganesh mandir or Moti dungari temple or Ganesh temple – The tourist who visit the Moti Dungri temple usually visit the Ganesh mandir, Birla Mandir and Garh-Ganesh temple as well.

  1. Birla Mandir
  2. Hawa Mahal Jaipur
  3. Jantar Mantar Jaipur

Festivals and fair celebrated in Ganesh temple:

Ganesh chaturthi, the great ganesha festival, well known as “Vinayak Chaturthi” and “Ganeshostav”, celebrated by Hindu’s around the world as the birthday of lord Ganesha. An incalculate number of devotees visit the temple to join in prayers and pay their respects to the lord Ganesha during the festival.

Ganesh chaturthi in 2015: Usually, it is celebrate in late august or early September, depending n the cycle of the moon. In 2015, Ganesh chaturthi is on September 17.

How to reach Birla temple Jaipur:

By Air : The nearest airport is sanganer airport, located approximately 20 kilometer away from Moti Dungri temple. You can take taxi or auto rickshaw from airport for Ganesh temple.

By Train : The nearest railway station is Gandhi nagar railway station, located approximately 10 kilometer away from Moti Dungri mandir. You can take taxi or auto rickshaw or bus from Gandhi nagar railway station for Moti Dungri temple Jaipur.

By Bus : Nearest bus stops or bus stand or bus station to Moti Dungri temple is ram baag circle, trimurti circle, Rajasthan university mod and moti dungri circle. There are several private city buses and low floor buses as well that connect the Moti Dungri temple will different region of the Jaipur city.