Ramdevra, Baba Ramdev temple • Rajasthan, India

Discover the Mysteries of Ramdevra in Just Over 10 Minutes: Witness the grandeur of the Baba Ramdev Temple, be captivated by the rare wooden horse sculptures within its sacred walls, and explore the bustling market just steps away from the temple's entrance. Situated near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India, this temple not only stands as a testament to spiritual devotion but also serves as a symbol of community harmony. From the captivating history of Baba Ramdev Pir to the marketplace teeming with unique finds, this video offers a comprehensive yet concise tour of one of India's lesser-known but culturally rich destinations.

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00:47 • Baba Ramdev temple

06:31 • temples market



This small town near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan in northern India has attracted an impressive number of tourists and worshipers to its Baba Ramdev temple.

Baba Ramdev Pir

Baba Ramdev Pir was an Indian ruler who lived at the end of the 14th century. Deified, he was (and still is) revered for his miraculous powers which he put in the service of the poor and the oppressed. He is often represented on horseback.

Baba Ramdev took samadhi, after attaining enlightenment (for Hindus, samadhi, corresponds to a conscious exit from the mortal body) in Ramdevra and is buried there with several of his disciples. Baba Ramdev being a very important figure, considered a reincarnation of Krishna, and his devotees built a temple there. The original temple was quite ordinary which is why

the Maharajah of Bikaner, Ganga Singh built a temple in the 20th century around this place which has become sacred.

the Shri Baba Ramdev temple

The temple is impressive and it should be noted that not only Hindus revere the holy man but Muslims as well. This temple is therefore a symbol of community harmony, unfortunately too rare in India.

The temple houses several tombs of contemporary saints of Baba Ramdev.

More surprisingly, two large wooden horses adorn the temple. These horses refer to a legend about Ramdev's childhood. Unless it is to honor the horse on which Baba Ramdev is very often represented.

the market

The traders were not mistaken. Rmadevra temple attracting pilgrims and tourists alike, what better than a long shopping arcade in front of the temple entrance? Dozens of shops selling all kinds of objects, religious or not, spices and many other things have settled in this covered street. To the delight of photographers as well ...

about the place, Ramdevra:

Ramdevra is a small village near Jaisalmer. It has less than 12000 inhabitants.

It is especially famous for its Shree Baba Ramdev temple which shelters the tomb of this maharajah who died in 1459.


Spoken comments in the film: 

India has many unusual temples. Ramdevra's Baba Ramdev is one. Ramdevra is a small village near Jaisalmer. It has less than 2000 inhabitants. It is especially famous for its Sri Baba Ramdev temple which houses the tomb of this maharajah who died in 1459.



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musicians in the temple, Ramdevra, Rajasthan • India
wooden horses in the shopping arcade, Ramdevra • India • Rajasthan

wooden horses in the shopping arcade

wooden horses in Baba Ramdev temple, Ramdevra • India • Rajasthan

wooden horses in Baba Ramdev temple

entrance to Baba Ramdev temple, Ramdevra • India • Rajasthan

entrance to Baba Ramdev temple

ceremonial at the temple, Ramdevra • India • Rajasthan

ceremonial at the temple

Ramdevra, Rajasthan. India

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