Eklingji Temple

Situated in the picturesque Aravalli Hills and next to the stepwell water reservoir, Kund, the temple's surroundings echo the serenity and tranquility of this holy site.

A marvel of ancient architecture

Dating back to the 15th century, the Eklingji Temple has a distinct and storied architecture. Created in a Nagara style it features North Indian architecture, ornate pillars, and carvings on the walls.  From the gates to the pillars and walls, the adorning carvings depict a variety of mythological gods, goddesses, and figures. The temple grounds include well-maintained courtyards and verdant gardens, that give the site a peaceful and inviting ambiance.

A place for devotion, celebrations, and legends

As this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, specifically in the form of Eklingji, many followers come to this temple to participate in rituals, prayer, and devotion. In the main sanctum of the temple, you'll find a four-faced black marble idol of Lord Shiva, believed to be brought from Tibet.

Take the time to explore the temple grounds, appreciate the intricate carvings, and learn about local history and legends from guides and priests.

The Eklingji Temple is also a hotspot for festivities and celebrations, especially during Maha Shivaratri, a major Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. Flocks of devotees unite at the temple to offer prayers and celebrations that include music, cultural performances, and more.