Bullet Baba temple confirms Rajasthan as the land of faith as well as the land of wonders too. Located in Chotila village of Pali district near Jodhpur, Bullet Baba temple is a temple plus memorial as well. Here a Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycle is worshipped.
The story behind the temple, according to locals a young man Om Singh Rathore (Om Banaji or Om Banna) son of a village leader, met an accident in 1991 by collapsing his bullet motorcycle with a tree. After the accident, a motorcycle was seized by local police and taken to the police station. But in the morning it was found in the accident spot. Cops again take it to the police station and try tied with chains, empty its fuel tank but all things go waste. Cops couldn’t stop it from reaching the accident spot.
As the news spread to other villages, people gather and built a memorial – a temple where Bullet motorcycle is worship. Now it is famously known as Bullet Baba temple. People believe that Om Banna helps distressed passers-by. Travelers stop here and bow their heads at Bullet Baba feet.
The tree where accident occured, now getting offerings of bangles, scarves and rope.
By Road: Bullet Baba is located on NH65 between Pali and Jodhpur at a distance of 22 km from Pali city. One can easily reach here by RSRTC bus or private taxi.
By Rail: Bullet Baba is well connected through nearest Pali Railway station ( 20 km) to major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Pali, Pali, Jaipur, Ahmedabad.
By Air: Bullet Baba can be reach through nearest Jodhpur Airport (51 Km) which is well connected with regular domestic flights to Delhi, Mumbai.