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Deshnok is a small village situated 31 km south from Bikaner city along the Jodhpur Road. It is connected by national highway N.H. 89 and Rail. It is a pilgrim centre of Karni Mata. Karni Mata, considered as an incarnation of Goddess Durga lived here in the fourteenth century and performed many miracles. Originally the village was called 'dus- nok' meaning ten corners as it was formed by taking ten corners of ten villages.
Before the temple is a beautiful marble facade, which has solid silver doors built by Maharaja Ganga Singh. Across the doorway are more silver doors with panels depicting the various legends of the Goddess. The image of the Goddess is enshrined in the inner sanctum.
Entrance Free Camera Fee Rs 20 and for Video Camera Fee Rs 50.

Address: 31 KM on Jodhpur Road N.H. 89

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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