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Travel in India

The magic of Pushkar
By:Jagjit Singh <jagjit@capertravelindia.com>

Located 14 km from Ajmer in the north-western part of Rajasthan, Pushkar is known for its dazzling colours, styles and charm. It is also called as the Tirth Raj, which means the King of Pilgrimage Centres in Hinduism. In addition to it, the term 'Pushkar' means 'Born due to a flower.' It is basically the only place in the entire world where Lord Brahma's temple is located. According to the Hindu mythology, it is assumed that Lord Brahma was searching for a place to conduct a 'Yagna' when a lotus fell from his hand into this territory, thereby it eventually being called as Pushkar. It is also believed that Lord Brahma performed penance in Pushkar for 60,000 years to get one glimpse of the Radha-Krishna, which is a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Maha Laxmi. All these mythological and cultural factors make Pushkar Travel sought after destination.

People from all over the villages in Rajasthan and even foreign lands come to experience the magical bliss of Pushkar Fair. This week long festival reveals the historic and enchanting side of India's cultural identity and panache of Pushkar Tourism. The Pushkar lakeside is also known for 52 ghats and 400 temples. The Rajasthani music and the colourful local attires of the folks add more colour and enigma to the sleepy lakeside. Over the past decades, Pushkar Tourism has also been attracting a lot of followers due to the trade of large number of cattle, horses, cows, goats and sheep during the Pushkar Fair. Camels are concerned as the pride of Rajasthan and hence are given a lot of importance during the cattle fair in Pushkar.

Along with the cattle fair, Pushkar Tour is also known for the religious fervour of the Pushkar Fair. Taking a holy bath in the sacred water of Pushkar lake on Kartik Poornima is a very auspicious blessing in itself. After the holy bath, the pilgrims go for worshipping in the Lord Brahma's temple. Aprt from the religious fair, the main attractions of Pushkar Tourism along with the Lord Brahma Temple are Anasagar Lake, Apteshwar Temple, Varaha Temple, Gayatri Temple and others.

Thus, along with visiting the temples, tourists also come to Pushkar to visit the rose gardens, trek in the enrapturing hills and enjoy the camel safaris. The mouthwatering cuisine of Pushkar, revealing the spicy flavour of Rajasthan further makes Pushkar Tour even more interesting. Thus, travel to Pushkar, especially during the time of Pushkar Fair and delve into the greater understanding of the city, which creates an indelible impression in your time, forever. Let Rajasthan cast a sacred memory in you through Pushkar Tourism.

Pushkar Tourism is one of the most sought after travel choices in India, especially due to its cultural and religious fervour. Pushkar Travel is known for several historic and religious attractions which further enhance the name of Rajasthan.

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