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Chamunda Temple

Located 5kms from Jodhpur city, the 500 years old Chamunda Temple on the southern end of the Mehrangarh Fort is dedicated to Goddess Chamunda (fierce aspect of Devi) or Durga. Chamunda Matawas the favorite goddess of Rao Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur. The temple was built during the year 1460, when he brought an idol of the deity from the old capital of Mandore. Till date, the goddess remains as the 1st patron deity of the erstwhile royal family. 

Goddess Chamunda is regarded as the guarding deity of Jodhpur and is worshiped by most of the citizens. Dussehra festival is the main festival celebrated in this temple. During Dussehra, the temple premises is thronged by thousands of devotees to get a glimpse of Chamunda Devi. 

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