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Varaha Temple

Pushkar

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Varaha Temple Overview

Ranked 9 of 13 sightseeing in Pushkar

The Varaha Temple in Pushkar was built by King Anaji Chauhan in the 12th century and is dedicated to Varaha, Lord Vishnu’s incarnation in the form of a wild boar. The temple houses the idol of Lord Varaha that is white in colour and has a height of 2 feet.

Various sculptures, elegant carvings, life-size statues of door men and gold-styled pillars depicting Garuda, the mythical bird are situated within the temple. The temple was destroyed by Emperor Aurangazeb but in 1727, it was reconstructed by Raja Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur.
 

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Er. rahul

Er. rahul5.0/5

184 reviews

Varaha temple

The largest and the most ancient temple of Pushkar, Varaha Temple is dedicated to Varaha The Boar which is the third incarnation (avatar) of Lord Vishnu. The Varaha temple houses an image of lord Vishnu in the incarnation of wild boar.
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Pritesh Mehta

Pritesh Mehta5.0/5

569 reviews

Varah Temple - Most ancient temple at Pushkar

This is the fortified temple is the largest and the most ancient of temples at Pushkar. Varaha the Boar is said to be the third avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. Legend has it that the Varaha rescued the earth from depths of the primeval water. Where it had been dragged down by a demon. The present day temple was rebuilt by the Hada Rao Chhatrasal of Bundi the original temple and the idol of the deity destroyed repeatedly by the armies of Ghazni and Subsequently by Jehangir and Aurangzeb. This temple is very good for pray lord vishnu.

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Vishal Kumar

Vishal Kumar2.9/5

16 reviews

Varah temple, isolated location

Its around 1. 5km away from Brahma temple but you will not get any transport to reach over their so you have to walk to reach and by reaching you will see their is no crowd and ill maintained temple. Its an old heritage site but not maintained well.

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