Pushkar doesn’t need any introduction, Pushkar is a town bordering the Thar Desert, in the northeastern Indian state of Rajasthan, it has been known for its religious significance of very rare temples. The town of Pushkar has grown curling around the Pushkar Lake which is a holy site said to have legendarily appeared when a lotus was dropped by Lord Brahma upon the site. It’s a city considered to be a chosen place where Lord Brahma is worshipped. The annual cattle fair, the holy lake, and endless emotions to capture on camera. The best time to visit Pushkar is during winters.
Explore the top 5 places to visit in Pushkar
1) Pushkar Lake Banks
The famous camel fair takes place at the banks of the Pushkar Lake. Pushkar lake is closest to the temple of God Brahma. As per mythology, this place is where Brahma and Savitri offered their prayers.
2) The Laughing Buddha Vegan Cafe
This is an elite eatery, suitable for every type of foodie, The place is known to be one of the only places in Pushkar that serve vegan as well as gluten-free food to its guests, the cafe is fully vegan.
3) Gurudwara Sahib Pushkar
As per the history, Pushkar was visited by Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Gobind Singh. The former Guru’s visit was formerly called Guru Nanak Dharmasala but is now known as Gurdwara Sahiba. Moreover, the main priest here also has a handwritten copy of the Guru Granth Sahib, which is the most important religious scripture of Sikhism.
4) Gau Ghat
Pushkar is also famous for the land of ghats. Gau Ghat is popular because the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawahar Lal Nehru, and Lal Bahadur Shastri were scattered into the lake here.
5) Brahma’s Temple
Jagatpita Brahma Mandir is a Hindu temple situated at Pushkar in the Indian state of Rajasthan, close to the sacred Pushkar Lake to which its legend has an indelible link. The temple is one of the very few existing temples dedicated to the Hindu creator-god Brahma in India and remains the most prominent among them.