Pushkar the holy place is famous the world
renowned camel fair & the Holy lake. The lake was formed when
Lord Brahma dropped a lotus here. Pushkar is the mixture of Indian & many
other foreign culture. Pushkar is an important pilgrim for
Hindu people. It has world's only temple of Lord Bramha (God
of Creation). Best time to visit Pushkar is during the Pushkar
fair, this time the town becomes a cultural hub, people from
all over India & all across the globe gathers here to enjoy
the most grand Camel fair.
Pushkar Sarovar :: The holy lake is surrounded
by numerous ghats & temples. The lake is very busy in the
morning, all the devotees & Sadhus take the holy bath in the
Temples :: There are so many big & small temples in Pushkar. The
famous & major temple is the Bramha Temple.
Bramha Temple :: This world's
only temple devoted to Bramha, is situated near the
market in the old town. Apparently Lord Brahma wanted to perform
a Yagna (self mortification) at the lake, and when his wife
Savitri didn't attend, he married another woman on a whim.
Savitri, understandably annoyed, vowed that brahma would not be
worshipped anywhere else. It's marked by a red spire, and over
the entrance gateway is the hans, or the goose symbol, of Bramha.
Pushkar Fair :: Every year
so many people converge on the
small town with there thousands of camel & other animals. The
seven day Camel Fair starts from Neomi & ends on the Kartik Purnima
(Full Moon). Besides the business of camels, horses, cow &
bulls, people enjoy the camel, horse & bullock cart races. lot
of foreign tourist also take part in the races & fun games.