Pushkar is one of the rarest place in the world according to Indian mythology. In addition, the town boasts a dramatic landscape of sand dunes, lakes, hills and forests. However, this town is very famous for spirituality, actually this city literally means lotus flower. Local people believe that it is the seat of Lord Brahma who is the creator of Universe. Thus, it is among the rare places in the world and there is a beautiful temple of Lord Brahma and is unique in the world. This beautiful temple was built in 14th century. In conclusion, it invites devotees from far and wide land. Legend says that Lord Brahma once dropped a lotus on the ground, leading to creation of a lake as well.
Some facts about Pushkar
The beautiful town has many temples, including 14th-century Jagatpita Brahma Temple, which is dedicated to the god of creation ‘’Bramha’’, which has a distinctive red spire and walls with pilgrims’ silver coins. The soul of Pushkar vibrates in its streets and one can enjoy the city through the labyrinth of alleys and lanes, bazaars and the ghats. The Pushkar Fair is one of the most attractive part of this town that features a nice auction of cattle, horses and camels is famous all over the world.
In addition, it is a seven days fair that takes place in the months of October and November. However, the liveliness of the fair attracts nearly 200 000 people every year, including vendors, buyers and sellers of horses, camels and buffaloes. Moreover, various stalls such as those of hand-looms, snacks, sweetmeats, ice crushes, bangles, camel saddles are set up to attract visitors.
Best time to visit
From October to March, Pushkar fair come in November. Usually 1 or 2 hour visit while driving from Udaipur to Jaipur.