Mukam is a village, and most sacred site of Mukam Mukti Dham temple of Bishnoi Hindu community, located on Bikaner-Jodhpur State Highway 20 about 10 mi (16.09 km) from Nokha and 40 mi (64.37 km) from Bikaner in Bikaner district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Mukam Mukti Dham
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Mukam Mukti DhamEdit
Bishnoi sect was founded by Guru Jambeshwar. He left his home after his parents death in 1483 and founded the Bishnoi Sampradaya in 1485 at a sandy hill known as Sambharthal. He preached the twenty nine (20+9) rules including protection of all living beings and green trees. Mukam Mukti Dham is a Hindu temple built over his samadhi.
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