Tanot Mata Temple or Mateshwari Tanot Rai Mandir is the same temple you have seen many times in the Bollywood ‘Border’ movie. Tanot Mata temple remained untouched despite the heavy shelling by Pakistan during Indo-Pak war of 1971. The temple is located very close to India – Pakistan Border and tourist are not allowed to go beyond this temple. As per the oldest Charan literature Tannot Mata is new clone of divine goddess Hinglaj Mata, and than after Tannot Mata becomes Karni Mata, And known as Goddess Of Charan’s.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Tanot Mata temple is located at 150 km from Jaisalmer city and one can reach only by hiring a private taxi which takes about 2 hours. There is no mobile network other than BSNL, so be careful. The road to Tanot is surrounded with miles and miles of sand dunes and sand mountains. The temperatures in the area can go up to 49 °C and ideal time to visit the place is from November to January.
Tanot Rd, Tanot, Rajasthan 345022