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Ramdevra Temple is a sacred temple to the folk deity of Rajasthan - Baba Ramdevji. It is situated 12 kms from Pokhran on Jodhpur to Jaisalmer road. It is believed that Baba Ramdevji took samadhi (conscious exit from the mortal body) at Ramdevra in 1459 AD. After this, the Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner constructed the temple around his Samadhi. The temple is the eternal resting place of Baba Ramdevji, a saint of the 14th century. It is believed that the saint is the incarnation of Lord Krishna by Hindus and Ramshah Pir by the Muslims who had miraculous powers and devoted his life to the upliftment of downtrodden people of the society. His worshipers are spread across Rajasthan, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat that cut across caste barriers among Hindus and Muslims.
A main attraction near the temple premises is the tank built by Baba Ramdev known as the Ramsagar Talab. Apart from this, during August and September, people from different places make a visit to the temple for the Ramdevra Fair. It is attended by a large crowd of devotees and visitors from various locations across the globe. The fair is carried on a night long with bhajans and kirtans paying homage to Baba Ramdev.
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