Toliyasar Bhairu Ji

Temple Profile: Mandir Shri Bhairu Ji Location:ToliyasarGod Worshipped:Shri BhairujiDistrict:BikanerRoad Distance from Jaipur:250 kmsBuilt in the year:1933Nearest Airport:-80 K.M.ByShri Brijraji.Nearest Rly. Station:shri Doongargarh (15 K.M.)

Cause of Establishment:It has been built in the year 1933. The Founder was Shri Brijraji. In the whole of Rajasthan Bherunji or Bhairon is a deity worshiped by all. His Temple is often found in the devi temples. In Toliasar, the temple of Bhairuji is very very old and it command great respect from the people around. The people believe that Bhairji gave orders to his pujari (priest) in dream to construct a temple for him. This Pujari was Shri Brijraj who in Samvat 1933 started construction of this temple.Gradually the villagers and other devotes also extend their help in the construction of this present huge and imposing temple of Bhairoji at Toliasar is there.

Brief of the Diety:

In this temple the principal deity is bhairon ji. The idol of Bhairoji is 2 feet. High. It’s made of black stone. Here Bhairoji seated on a dog. There is an old statue also. This Statue in the rock is 2 feet 3 inches high.

Religious sect to which the temple belongs:

Shakta Sect.

Architecture of the Temple: Important Architectural Characteristics:

The Temple has round Shikhar like a tomb. Other features of the temple are the same as those of other Hindu deities. There is a Garbha Griha, a parikrama and a Sabha Mandap. In the Parikrama (Circumambulatory paths) and Sabha Mandap, prayer hall, beautiful pictures are drawn on the walls. The high gate of temple stands on the main road.

Material of Construction:

Bricks, Lime Stone, Cement.

Total Construction Time: 9 Years Religious aspects of temple:

Bheruji is worshiped by all Hindus and others also. This deity is said to be extending instant tenuous years help, he averts all his misfortune, difficulties and accidents. In the month of Vaishakha, Jyestha and Magha, Hindus bring their newly born infants for their mundan (ceremonial shearing of hair); newly married couples also visit the temple.

Unique features of the temple:

Festivals & Fairs in Temple (Main Events):In the month of Margshisha and Magh, big fairs are arranged and thousands of Visitors take part in that.

Timings: Morning Time: from 5.00 am

Evening Time:

till 10.00 pm Custom & Traditions of Temple: Details of Temple: Sanctrum: One Sanctorum: OneVerandah: One Garbh Grah: One Rasoi: One Vandana (If any particular) in text: Songs written in the prays of Bhairuji are sung here.

Issues requiring global attention for conservation, protection and improvement of the temple:The temple can be a tourist attraction centre if efforts are made by the Deptt. of Tourism . The cult of Tantra requires preservation. Temples such as this one can be of great help .

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