Khetlaji

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Khetlaji (खेतलाजी) is a folk deity of India who is primarily venerated in Rajasthan. His one of the shrine is located in village Sonana in Pali district of Rajasthan. The temple is the site of a two-day fair, held every year during May-June in honor of Khetlaji. The fair attracts a large number of devotees who congregate here during the fair to invoke the blessing of the deity. There are many shrines of Khetlaji in Marwar area, like Sewari, Sayala etc. Kataria community of Rajasthan consider him as their Kul Devta.They also visit and perform some rituals after marriage and birth in the family which is called 'Juar'.

Unlike many other folk deities like Veer Tejaji and Baba Ramdevji, the existence of historical Khetlaji is not confirmed.

See also[edit]

Sonana Khetlaji.