जगत शिरोमणी मन्दिर, आमेर

( Jagat Shiromani Temple, Amer )

Also known as the Meera Bai temple Jagat Shiromani is a Hindu temple situated in Amer, India, near the Amer fort This temple is dedicated to the Hindu gods Meera bai, Krishna and Vishnu. It was constructed between 1599 and 1608 AD by Queen Kanakwati, who was the wife of King Man Singh I The temple was built in the memory of their son Jagat Singh.

The temple is considered to be an important part of local history within Amer Town. The temple contains a statue of Krishna which has significance to the Hindu faith. According to religious doctrines the statue is the same statue that Meera Bai worshipped in the State of Mewar.[1]

The statue was saved from rulers of Amer during the Mughal war with Mewar state who wanted to destroy the idol but it was brought safely to Amer. And a statue was set in a temple. Even the statue of Meera Bai has been installed with Lord Krishna by witnessing her devotion

Meera Bai was a Rajput lady and further, she was married to Raja Bhoj, but she was more into her devotion and sacrificed her life in the name of Lord Krishna where she wrote many poetries and bhajans.

^ Travel, Vibrant4. "Famous Shri Jagat Shiromani temple in Amer Jaipur". Vibrant4Travel. Retrieved 1 March 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
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