Mukam, Rajasthan

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.[1][2][3]

Mukam

Mukam Mukti Dham
Town
Mukam is located in Rajasthan
Mukam
Mukam
Location in Rajasthan, India
Mukam is located in India
Mukam
Mukam
Mukam (India)
Coordinates: 27°37′26″N 73°32′33″E / 27.6239621°N 73.5425233°E / 27.6239621; 73.5425233Coordinates: 27°37′26″N 73°32′33″E / 27.6239621°N 73.5425233°E / 27.6239621; 73.5425233
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictBikaner
Government
 • Bodymunicipality
Area rankN/a
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationRJ-50

Mukam Mukti DhamEdit

Bishnoi sect was founded by Guru Jambeshwar.[2][3] He left his home after his parents death in 1483 and founded the Bishnoi Sampradaya in 1485 at a sandy hill known as Sambharthal.[2][3] He preached the twenty nine (20+9) rules including protection of all living beings and green trees.[2][3] Mukam Mukti Dham is a Hindu temple built over his samadhi.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pankaj Jain, 2011, Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities: Sustenance and Sustainability, Ashgate, pagw 55.
  2. ^ a b c d Roshen Dalal, 2014, Hinduism: An Alphabetical Guide, Penguin Books.
  3. ^ a b c d Amaresh Datta, 1988, Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: Devraj to Jyoti, Sahitya Akademi, page 1794.
  4. ^ K. S. Singh, Madan Lal Sharma, A. K. Bhatia, 1994, Haryana, Page 97.