Village - Bamnera

Summary
Bamnera is a small town at arm's length distance from Bharunda Village which is situated 14 km away from the city of Sheoganj, India, which is on the Jodhpur- Ahmedabad national highway no. 14. It is in the Pali District in Rajasthan, India and the nearest railway station is Jawai Bandh.

History:
Coming to the History of Bamnera, it is actually an ancient ' Bramhanera' or Kollapur Paatan, where there was an ancient civilization developed. It is one of the important spot for the Archaeological Department of India, to study the ancient civilization in Rajasthan.
An ancient Suryamandir renovated in samvat 1258 vikram era(according to Gujarati calendar), is the proof of its ancient history. The village is dominated by Gorwal Audichya Brahman community along with other caste such as Meenas, Suthars, Kumbhars, Rajputs, Harijans and Saads.

Other Info:
In Bamnera, there are total 339 family of Gorwal Audichya Brahman with total population of around 1550.
In eastern side of Bamnera, there is a small hill, known as 'Tarwadio Ki Magri', but popularly known as 'Khimel Bhakri'. The three temple situated on this hill are
1) Khimel Mata Mandir.
2) Bhevmata Mandir.
3) Pimpleshwar Mandir.
These temples are renovated in 1999 with the total cost of approximately 10 Lakhs.
Monuments, Temples and Public Places in Bamnera and their Functions: Shamalaji / Charbhuja Mandir (Dehri) : It is situated in the middle of Bamnera village and in the heart of every Bamneraites. Everyday, pooja and Aarati is held in this temple. it is an unofficial meeting place of any meeting in the Bamnera.
Shri kedareshwar Mahadev Mandir: This is a huge Holy temple, though, not under the territory of Bamnera, but still, it is one of the important holy place for any local functions. One should always take a 'Darshan', before entering and leaving the village.
Pimpleshwar Temple: It is situated on the bank of 'Brahmi" ('Sukadi' river) originated from Gautameshwar. It is recently undergone a renovation.
Vagheshwar: It is located on the bank of 'Jawai' river.
Shri Aapeshwar and Koteshwar temple: These temples are buried in the ground. They are under the restricted area of archeological Survey of India.
Pechka (Peska) : This is one of the Oldest resource for drinking water for many years. It is situated in the middle of 'Brahmi' river ('Sukadi'). Now, we have water supply facilities provided by Rajasthan Water Supply Department. Presently, its water is used for cattle and other purpose.
Mithibai Rupalal Navalramji Charitable Trust: This trust had built a hospital cum Primary Health/Medical center, which was inaugurated by Ex- Chief Minister, Shri Haridev Joshi.
Bhuralal Dungaji Secondary School: This school by Durgashanker Daulatramji Kevalramji along with other people .the school has pre-primary std 1 to std 10 class and have a huge ground for sports.
Nohra (Nuru): Nohra is a place within any village, equipped with all the facilities required for catering, cooking and eating arrangements. Bamnera has a huge 'Nohra' but still require a renovation and better seating arrangement. We have one more 'Nohra'. Even though comparatively small in size, but still useful in small ceremony like Yagnopavit and marriages.
Gaushala: Gaushala is managed by shri. Bamnera Gaurakshak Charitable Trust. Normally, this Trust is headed by active Sarpanch.
Shri Bamnera Jankalyan Mandal: Shri Bamnera Vidhtya Prakashan Mandal and Shri Bamnera Jankalyan Mandal is effectively and efficiently working in the village as well as in Mumbai.

Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bamnera