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Places to see in Pushkar

Pushkar in Rajasthan, India beckons you to come and be absolutely captivated by the simplicity and rural charm that greets you while you visit this part of Rajasthan, India.

Pushkar is a holy town for the Hindus tourist which is popular among devotee of Lord Brahma. Brahma temple is the main attraction of Pushkar and it is the only temple in the world where Lord Brahma is worshiped. Some of the important temples in Pushkar are Brahma temple, Varah temple, Pushkar Lake and Floating lamps.
 

 

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Brahma Temple

Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Temple in Pushkar in Rajasthan, India is one of the most important places to see in Pushkar in Rajasthan, India. As the legend goes Lord Brahma was flying over this desert region and dropped three lotus petals that fell on three parts of the sands and three lakes sprung up, this prompted Lord Brahma to perform a religious rite, an important prerequisite for such religious rites in the ancient past was that the husband and wife sit together to perform the yagna.

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kishangrah painting

Varah Temple

One of the most sacred temples in Pushkar, Varah Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It has an image of Vishnu in the incarnation of wild boar. According to a legend, Lord Vishnu visited the earth in the incarnation of a Varah (Wild boar) to kill an atrocious demon Hirnayaksh.

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roopangarh fort

Pushkar Lake

The Pushkar Lake is surrounded by 52 flights of steps, called ghats, many having special legendary importance. Lord Vishnu is said to have appeared at the Varah Ghat in the form of a boar. Brahma took a bath here and performed Yajna at the Brahma Ghat, Accompanied by Vishnu and Mahadev. Guru Govind Singh chose this site for reciting the sacred Guru Granth Sahib. The ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were immersed at the Ghandhi Ghat, which was previously called Gau Ghat.

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Floating Lamps (Deepdan)

It is customary to float lighted earthen lamps after placing them on pattals (plates made of leaves) on the waters of the lake. This creates a spectacular view in the evening when the sacred lake takes on a mystical tint sprinkled with twinkling spot of light. Aarti is offered at the Lake in the morning and evening.

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