Sursura

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Sursura
सुरसुरा (Adarsh gram)
Village
Shree Veer Tejaji samadhi sthala Temple
Shree Veer Tejaji samadhi sthala Temple
Nickname(s): Teja Dham
Sursura is located in Rajasthan
Sursura
Sursura
Sursura is located in India
Sursura
Sursura
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 26°48′N 75°02′E / 26.80°N 75.04°E / 26.80; 75.04Coordinates: 26°48′N 75°02′E / 26.80°N 75.04°E / 26.80; 75.04
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Ajmer
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 305801
Telephone code 01497
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Vehicle registration RJ - 42

Sursara, also known as Sursura is a village in Kishangarh tehsil in Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan, situated 8 km south of Rupangarh town on Parbatsar - Kishangarh road. This is the place where the Jat folk-deity Tejaji died from a snakebite when he back on the way after fighting with the enemies on 28 August 1103. The jot (जोत) of Tejaji is carried from this place to any place in India where a temple of Tejaji is constructed. It becomes a heaven of visitors and devotees during the month of Bhadwa. Devotees come from Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat to pay tributes.

Geography[edit]

Sursura is located 16 km north from Kishangarh on Parbatsar Road. It has Rupangarh in its north, Kishangarh in south and Harmara in east. It has an average elevation of 416 meters (1365 ft).

Sursura has a hot semi-arid climate. March to July are summer months and the temperature goes around 45 °C. The winter months of October to February are mild and pleasant, with minimum temperature 0°, and with little or no humidity.

Infrastructure[edit]

There is gau shala.There are four government schools in Sursura. There is also a Dharamshala in front of tejaji's Temple in which life of Tejaji is depicted, as well as Dadu's Temple and Tejaji's Temple.

Demography[edit]

Sursura is home of 1100 families and population of about 8,000. Majority of population are Hindus and small minority is Muslim and Sindhi. Marwari and Hindi are majorly spoken languages.

Transport[edit]

The Village is centrally located. State Highway 7, links Kishangarh and Parbatsar, passes through Sursura. It is also connected to harmara. Bus service is operated from the bus stand situated at main entrance.

Tejaji temple[edit]

There is a temple of Tejaji facing east at the site where Tejaji martyred. There are three statues in it. Tejaji is shown riding the mare 'Līlan (लीलण) with a black cobra sucking blood. In the south direction of statues is the bambi where he was bite by cobra. Here is a statue of kala Bhainru, who was supposed to be his guard. Outside the parikrama area is a deoli of Pemal, wife of Tejaji, where she became sati with Tejaji.

Entry of ladies is prohibited in Tejaji temple as he was akhand brahmchari. A Mali caste people does the pooja. Current Pujari is Kalyanji Mali.

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