Dargah of Pir Mastan – Sojat city-Rajasthan – India

Dargah of Pir Mastan.

Sojat is a city and a municipality in Pali district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The Sojat city around Jodhpur is known for its fort, temples and Dargah of Pir Mastan. Sojat city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan is situated on the left bank of the Sukri River, near Pali town. It was earlier (in the ancient times) known as Tamravati. There is also a fort in Sojat city. The fort has a big reservoir and several temples like Sejal Mata, Chaturbhuj and so on. There is also an old temple of Chamunda Mata situated on top of one of the hillocks. For Muslims, there is the Dargah of Pir Mastan. It is a very popular dargah, specially thronged by Muslims at the time of Urs – a Muslim festival.

Another tourist attraction in Jodhpur Sojat city is the plantation of Mehendi trees. Mehendi is a herbal plant. Its leaves are squashed into a thin paste and applied on the hands and the feet, of particularly females, in various attractive designs. Many tourists (specially the foreigners) who happen to visit this city get their palms and feet decorated by the Mehendi of Sojat.

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