The Amazing Museum inside Jaisalmer Fort

In the last post, we talked about how impressive is the Jaisalmer Fort, and today we are going to cover the Museum which has the complete history of this city and the fort.  Here is the full list:

Jaisalmer Fort Museum

  1. Statue of Gawarja Mata.
  2. Photographs when British Ruled. They tell us the relationship between them.
  3. Currency and Postal Stamp. There was even Char Ana (approx 25 paise note)
  4. Family Tree of Kings of Jaisalmer.
  5. Throne.
  6. Weapons

1] Gawarja Mata

Gawarja Mata is one of the most important women in the Marwari community. She is worshipped like a goddess by every unmarried girl in the cast, especially in Rajasthan for getting a good husband. In this Museum there is a massive idol of hers which is taken out to the city for one day. The Picture behind her is her story.

Gawarja mata Wooden Idol
Gawarja Mata Wooden Idol

2] Photographs of British Viceroys and Young Kings in Jaisalmer Fort Museum

Jaisalmer Fort Museum Colour photograph of British Viceroys with Young Kings of Jaisalmer
Colour photograph of British Viceroys with Young Kings of Jaisalmer

3] Currency and Postal Stamps used in Jaisalmer in Old times

Chara ana Note
Charaana Note

4] Family Tree of Jaisalmer Kings

Family Tree of Jaisalmer Kings
Family Tree of Jaisalmer Kings

5] Jaisalmer Kings Throne

Jaisalmer Fort Museum
Kings Throne made of Silver

6] Weapons

Bhala : Weapon used to throw and kill the enemies
Bhala: Weapon used to throw and kill the enemies

 

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I am sure you must have seen so many museums, but this one is different and talks about the past of Jaisalmer, its culture and how things were during British rule.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Gawarja mata ka chitr mulyvan hai. Ma Paarvati ka Vadhu vesh hi Gouri, Gaura ya Gawarja ke naam se pujit hai. Jai Ganesh!

  2. Gawarja mata ka chitr mulyvan hai. Ma Paarvati ka Vadhu vesh hi Gouri, Gaura ya Gawarja ke naam se pujit hai. Jai Ganesh!

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