The Santhoshi Mata Temple is located in the Lal Sagar, near Mandore, which is located at a distance of only 10 kilometres away from the city of Jodhpur. Santhoshi Mata is a Hindu goddess worshipped mainly by women in the country India. One can find many temples dedicated to the Hindu goddess Santhoshi Mata in different parts of the country. However the Santoshi Mata temple in Jodhpur is believed to be the ‘original temple’. The temple gained a lot of popularity after a movie by the name “Jai Santhoshi Maa” in the year 1975.
Friday is the most auspicious day for praying in Santhoshi Mata temple. People believe that fasting and praying in to the goddess Santhoshi Mata temple for 16 consecutive Fridays brings good fortune and good luck to the family.