Bikaner Excursions - Katariasar Village
It is situated approximately 50 km from Bikaner, on the Jaipur road; Katariasar village offers a window into the ethnic rural and cultural life of Rajasthan. This village has affluent flora and fauna around it, consisting of Chinkara, Desert fox, Rabbit, Peacock, Parrot, Pat, etc. this village is also famous for its fire dancers, performing to the beat of drums on a bed of burning coals
Equally, it is a temple compound of Kolyat and a holy place of pilgrimage for Hindus. The myth is that- the Kapil Muni, the advocate of Shankya yoga of the Hindu philosophy while journeying towards northwest was struck by the silence and peace of this place and chose to perform tapasya (penance) here for the salvation of the world. This place has since acquired great sanctity. The complex has numerous temples, pavilions and bathing ghats. A bath in the holy waters of the lake especially on Kartik Poornima (November) is considered very auspicious. This village in Bikaner district has Samadhi of Siddh Jasnathji. This village is the site of camel festival. One can view Sunset with typical desert landscape around, walk on a range of sand dunes and enjoy desert life style. Villagers's main professions are cattle rearing and milk production. Herds of Chinkara, Desert Fox, Rabbit, Peacock, Parrot and Partridge are found in plenty around the village.