Khatu shyam Ji Mandir at Sikar, Rajasthan
How to reach Khatushyam Ji Mandir
Khatushyam Mandir is easily accessible via road and train. Nearest railway station is Ringas Junction (IRCTC Code: RGS), and its about 18.5 KM away. Reaching Khatu Shyam Ji from Ringas is easy, the moment you step out of railway station, you will find a large number of jeeps/taxis waiting for passengers. Both shared as well as private jeeps are available.
Nearest airport from Kahtushyam Temple is Jaipur International Airport, also known as Sanganeer airport. Khatu ji's mandir is about 95 KM away from sanganeer airport.
Reaching from New Delhi
Shri Khatushyam ji mandir is about 270 KM away from Delhi.
There are three trains available from Delhi to Ringas, Chetak Express runs seven days a week from Delhi Sarai Rohilla to Ringas.
Tran no: 12066 - Ajmer Jan Shatabdi runs only on Friday's and Sundays from Hazrat Nizamuddin at 3.10 PM, however if you are in delhi its recomended you board this train from Delhi Cantt.
Third train is chandigarh - Bandra Terminus SF Express which runs on Wednesdays and Sundays.
If you are coming from Delhi, best route is via NH8, you can refer to the map below for directions. It will take you about 4.5 to 5 hours to reach Kahtushyam Mandir from New Delhi.
From JaipurVia RoadMandir Timings
During Winter, Khatu Shyam Temple is open from
5.30 AM to 1.00 PM
5.00 PM to 9.00 Pm
In summers Mandir timings are
4.30 AM to 12.30 PM
4.00 PM to 10.00 PM
Morning Aarti Shringar
Incase you are coming via Jaipur or going back via Jaipur, It would be a good idea to seek blessings of Ganesh Ji at Moti Dungri Temple, situated next to Birla Mandir. You may have a pleasant experience if you visit both places during the same trip.
Also once you are at Khatu shyam, do not forget to feed the Nandi's, you will find a lot of them around Khatu ji's temple 🙂
If you are coming from Jaipur, best way is to take Road. Khatu Shyam Ji temple is about 90 KM from Jaipur.
Best route is via Sawai Jai Singh Hwy to Jaipur Roadd/Sikar Road to Agra - Bikaner Road(also known as NH11), which will take you to MDR46, Khatu. Here is the google map from Jaipur to Khatu shyam mandir.
There are various Government as well as private buses available from Jaipur Bus Stand to Khatu bus stand. However no buses with reserved seats are available. From khatu bus stand you can take auto to Mandir.
Nearest railway station from Khatu Shyam temple is Ringas Junction. Only passenger trains ply from Jaipur to Ringas railway station. There are about 8 trains from Jaipur, having scheduled departure from jaipur railyway station at 4.40 AM, 6.05 AM, 7.45 AM, 10.10 AM, 13.30, 16.55, 18.50 & 20.15. Train journey takes about an hour and a half and the trains are mostly on time.
Ringas to Khatushyam TempleReaching Khatushyam Temple from DelhiShyam Kund
Nearest Railway Station to Khatu Shyam Ji is Ringas Junction (Sometimes also written as Reengus). For those travelling via Train, IRCTC code for Ringas Junction is 'RGS'.
Khatu Shyam Ji mandir is approx. 18.5 KM away from Ringas Junction. If you are travelling via Train, as soon as you as reach exit station, you will see large number of Taxis, Vans/Jeeps and Buses waiting just outside the station for passengers. Shared Taxis/Jeeps usually charge Rs 30 to 40 per person from Ringas to Khatu Shyam ji. The moment you step out of the railway station, you will hear them shouting Khatushyam mandir...
Other than the initial flyover construction part, Road to Khatu shyam mandir from Ringas is very good and its an enjoyable ride with very little traffic. On this road, a small temple of karni mata, known as karni mandir is also present.
Here is the Google Map from Ringas Junction to Khatushyam Mandir
These pictures were taken in summer of 2015. Usually you will find a little more water in the kund during winters. Legend has it, its the holy pond from where Sheesh (head) of Barbarik was found. Shyam Kund is walking distance from Khatushayam ji's Mandir. To reach here, best ask the local shops for directions, otherwise you may miss the huge gate just in between shops.