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Abhinav Kumar5.0/5

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The Holy Town of Pushkar

The Holy Town Pushkar has a very strong significance in Vedas and Purans. The place has emerged as a must go touristic destination during the last few decades. The holy city attracts the tourists, traveler, pilgrimage from all over the world in all seasons. One of the most famous fair known as Pushkar Fair held every year on the occasion of Karthik Purnima admires it's grandeur. There are multiple temples, ghats in the holy city. The beautiful Aravali ranges and nice weather during the winter makes a perfect time to visit. Whether you are a traveler, tourist or devotee even you are not one of them, Pushkar is highly recommended to everyone must visit once.

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Kamal Dahiya5.0/5

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Pushkar ji

In my Rajasthan trip puskar is my second last stop. This place is mainly known for Brahma temples, this city is really beutiful.
Puskar has its own charm.
Pushkar ji mainly known for his scared sarovar.
Hindu pilgrims come over to get bathe in saces water, this place has 52 ghats, some ghats have particular importance : vishnu ghat, barhma ghat, gandhi ghat.
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Pushkar Overview

History of Pushkar

Pushkar in the Ajmer District of Rajasthan is a small town with ample religious beliefs attached to its existence. It is located at 510 meters above sea level and lies 14 km to the North West of Ajmer. Pushkar derives its literal meaning from the Sanskrit word Pushkar, which means blue lotus flower. One of the most ancient cities in India, Pushkar is located on the banks of Pushkar Lake. The date when this place came to existence may remain unknown; But Lord Brahma is known to be the creator. The mythology associated with this place narrates a legend that Lord Brahma performed sacrament here for 60000 years to have a sight of Lord Vishnu.

People and Culture of Pushkar

Pushkar is one of the five sacred Dhams that are revered pilgrimage centres and it's importance is often referred as tirth- raj, which means the king of pilgrimages. Gradually gaining popularity, Pushkar has now emerged as the popular destinations among tourists not just from the country, but even from abroad.Pushkar with its ample and glorified religious significance is the centre for many famous temples. Many of these temples, which were destroyed by Muslim conquest in this area, were rebuilt. The most famous temple amongst all is the Brahma Temple that seems to have been constructed in the 14th century AD.

Things To Do in Pushkar

The distinct feature of Pushkar is presence of Brahma Temple here, which is a very rare finding and is very few in India. The Pushkar Lake here has 52 ghats and attracts many pilgrims who descend here to bathe in the sacred water. The Pushkar Camel fair is another popular event that attracts many visitors in increasing count every year.The name of this place links to a mythological tale. It is believed that the gods in Hindu religion released a swan with a lotus in its beak and let it free. Lord Brahma performed a Yagna and the place where lotus fell from beak of the swan was called Pushkar and has been called the same, since then.The other places that can be visited include Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple and Savitri Temple. The two events that have greatly added to popularity of Pushkar are the Pushkar Bazaar and Pushkar Fair.

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