Shila Mata situated in Jaipur’s Amer district appeared in gold dress on Sunday on the first day of Navratri. This dress is decorated with jewels,
As per Chief priest of Shila Mata temple located in Amer, Banwari Lal Sharma said, “Abhijeet Muhurat of ‘ghat sthapna’ was done at 11:55 pm. After Ghat Sthapana, devotees started darshan. The goddess here is adorned with gold jewellery during Navratri. On the remaining days, the Mother Goddess is made to wear silver jewellery. Members of the former royal family also come to the temple to have darshan of the Mother Goddess.”
Priest Banwari Lal Sharma said – “Mata has been decorated with gold studded dress which came from the former royal family. The idol will be decorated with special flowers along with almost 100 years old traditional ‘Jari’ attire for 10 days. This costume was made by Maharaja Man Singh II. The entire work in this has been done with gold. Apart from Navratri, this dress is also worn on Diwali and Holi.”
During this period, a fair will be held in Amer Palace. Special preparations have been made in the temple for Navratri. Thousands of devotees are reaching inside the Amer Palace complex for darshan.