Pushkar

 - Dr MPG Kurup, Former Executive Director National Dairy Development Board of India

India : Art , History , Culture , Architecture , Vedic India

Culture , Vedic India

Pushkar is a Holy Town : Centre – West of the Rajasthan State , stretched along the western side of Aravalli mountain range , a part of Ajmir District . Ajmir City is the District Head Quarters , only 10 km away from Pushkar. Transport and communications from Pushkar is well developed , the nearest airport is Ajmer.

Pushkar Lake ( Jeshta , the largest of the three lakes in Pushkar : Sacred for Hindus : Brahma Theertha ) : Legends are that the Lake was formed on the land on which the lotus flower peteals fell from the hands of Jagat Pitha , Brahma , when he was getting ready for a holy yagna.

Pushkar is said to be the only Brahma Temple in India : thousands of pilgrims come to Pushkar for a holy dip in Brahma Theertha (Pushkar Lake) and worship in the Brahma Temple !

(Source : Google / Wikipedia)

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