Pushkar Camel Fair
Pushkar is one of the sacred pilgrim places of Hindus which is positioned just 11kms to the North West of Ajmer. Renowned for its magnificent lake side positioning, the great poet Kalidasa mentioned about this place in his classic Abigyan Shakuntalam. The holy place holds huge significance in the Hindu epics, as found place in both the holy epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata! Every Hindu wishes to visit this holy place once in his lifetime to feel the mesmerizing magic of Pushkar.
Legend of Pushkar
The stunning holy place is also renowned for a world famous Pushkar lake which holds a legend about the Creator God Brahma. According to the legend when the demon Vajra Nabha killed the children of Lord Brahma, in rage of anger he attacked the killer with this weapon, which is lotus flower and he died there. During this time, petals of the Lotus flower got spread at three places. Pushkar is one of three and also a lake originated. In the whole world, there is just one temple of Lord Brahma which is located in Pushkar.
Highlights of Pushkar
The splendid Lord Brahma Temple is positioned on the high plinth with marble steps. The temple walls have peacock all over it, as it is the vehicle of Lord Brahma's consort Saraswati. Other highlights of the sacred city of Pushkar are some of the astonishing and scintillating temples such as Savitri Temple, Varah Temple, Mahadeva Temple and Ramavaikunth Temple.
To take dip into the holy lake of Pushkar, various pilgrims come from all over the world. Before entering the ghats, everybody remove their shoes, no smoking and also no photography of bathing people. According to the legend taking dip into the holy lake washes away all the sins.
Ideal Time to Visit Pushkar
If you are planning for trip to the magnificent city of Pushkar then simply plan your vacations during the month of November. The serene town of Pushkar enlivens up and becomes a riot of colors and festivity.
Enjoy the world famous Pushkar Fair popularly known as the world's largest camel fair. The colorful festival is an unmatched experience and beautifully captivates the liveliness and vibrancy of the whole state of Rajasthan. So, catch the colorful world of charisma and devotion with your enthralling Pushkar trip!
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