Pushkar is one of the oldest towns situated near Ajmer. According to the legend the place was created when the lotus fell from the hands of Lord Brahma. The city is groomed with multiple temples, shrines, and Ghats for which it is considered as one of the holiest places in India. The city is blessed with the pristine lake called 'Pushkar Lake', and it is home to the Brahma Temple that dates back to the 14th century and remains one of the most prominent among the few existing temples dedicated to Lord Brahma

Pushkar Lake

Located in the small town of Pushkar in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan, The Pushkar Lake is one of the most prominent spots of pilgrimage as well as the site of the world famous Pushkar Fair. Encircled by numerous temples and ghats (bathing spots), the lake draws thousands upon thousands devotees every year to its threshold, to gain spiritual distinction and attain salvation by taking a dip in its holy waters. As the Kartik (Oct-Nov) month descends, the site becomes the focus of soulful devotion and pilgrimage as auspiciousness of this time is highly emphasized in Hindu sacred texts. At the same time, Pushkar Fair wonderfully exhibits the vibrancy of Rajasthan with exotic colors, dishes, dance, cattle fair and numerous entertaining contests and competitions. With amazing spiritual atmosphere, Pushkar Lake remains the site of timeless reverence and spirit.

Brahmaji Temple

Brahma temple in Pushkar is a rare religious site that is dedicated to the lord of creation, Lord Brahma. The reason behind it being rare is that the temple is amongst the very few existing temples of Lord Brahma in India. Known as the Jagatpita Brahma Mandir, this Hindu temple has its address in the Pushkar town of Rajasthan. Days of construction of this temple dates back to the 14th century. However, Indian Mythology believes the origin of this temple took place 2000 years back in the history. Located close to the sacred Pushkar Lake, the temple is a highly prominent tourist attraction; with large flock of tourists visiting it especially on the auspicious occasion of Kartik Poornima.

Savitri Mata Temple

The Savitri temple in Pushkar is located on the Ratnagiri hill which is a popular pilgrimage site for the Hindus. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Savitri. It is a very strenuous work to climb on the hilltop but it is believed that the harder you work the more ‘Tapas’ are gained. In this temple you will find the idols of both the wives of Lord Brahma named Savitri and Gayatri. But as per tradition Goddess Savitri is always worshipped first and then prayers to Goddess Gayatri are offered. The visitors can either trek to the temple gates or take a ride in the cable cars which take passengers to the temple. The ropeway ride is really full of fun from where you can have an awesome view of the Pushkar city. However, many devotees prefer to climb 200 stairs leading to the shrine which they consider an important part of their pilgrimage to the place.

Rangji Temple

Rangji temple is one of the very famous temples of Rajasthan in Pushkar. The temple is a dedication to the Lord Vishnu, incarnation Lord Rangji. It is believed that the temple was commissioned in 1823 by Seth Puran Mal Ganeriwal who was from Hyderabad. There are idols of other gods as well in the temple such as those of Goddamaji, Goddess Laxmi, Lord Krishna and Shri Ramanujacharya. The temple is one of the most popular tourist destinations in this part of the country where followers come to pray and give homage to the deities of the temple. The temple is situated in one of the most famous Rajasthani cities of Pushkar, which is known for its close to 400 astounding looking temples. Thus, many believe the city to be a must visit on a tourists to do list.

Varaha Temple

Varaha Temple is located in Pushkar, Rajasthan, India, a land famous for relics of the glorious royal dynasties of old days in the form of palaces, forts and temples. Natural beauty also abounds, and there are lakes and mountains. So why should religion be far behind? Indeed, Pushkar celebrates Hinduism, and Varaha temple is one of the finest testaments to that. It is dedicated to the worship of one of the chief Hindu gods, Lord Vishnu, and the avatar that is celebrated here is the one of a boar. Lord Vishnu incarnated as a boar, or Varaha, is worshipped in temples all around India, and this is another example. It is very attractive to tourists and has architecture that is remarkable, consisting of a dome at the top, white walls and even pillars.