THE TOWN OF FAIRS AND FESTIVITIES
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An important pilgrimage site for Hindus, Pushkar is known as the City of Temples because, aside from the lake, it's dotted with Hindu shrines. The town is also home to several spiritual texts
Snuggled in the picturesque Pushkar valley beyond the Nangaparvat and Anasagar Lake, the Brahma temple holds a particular position in the hearts of Indians. It is the only synagogue in the world devoted to Lord Brahma. Built with marble and adorned with silver coins, this temple can be distinguished by its red spire and the icon of a swan.
Varaha temple is the greatest and the most ancient temple of Pushkar. Built by the 12th century ruler, King Anaji Chauhan, this temple is devoted to the third embodiment of Lord Vishnu as a raging boar. Fable delivers it that Varaha rescued the earth for depth of the primeval water, where it was hauled down by a demon (Hirnayaksh).
Gurudwara Singh Sabha
Gurudwara Singh Sabha, situated in the easterly part of Pushkar, was established in the outset of the 19th century to commemorate the visits of the maiden and the tenth gurus- Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Govind Singhji.
The gracious and conspicuous Rangji Temple is another popular shrine that witnesses thousands of pilgrims and tourists every year. The temple is devoted to Lord Range, believed to be an avatar of Lord Vishnu.
According to Hindu scriptures, the sacred Pushkar Lake is reported as ‘Tirtha Raj’, the mogul of all pilgrimage sites. No pilgrimage is considered to be terminated without a dip in in the holy Pushkar Lake. Pushkar Lake is surrounded by 52 bathing ghats and over 400 temples and is truly a magnificent view to lay eyes on.
Dedicated to Lord Brahma's first wife, Goddess Savitri, this synagogue is situated on a hillock right behind the Brahma temple. The comportment of the only Brahma Temple in Pushkar is the outcome of Savitri’s curse to Brahma for marrying another Goddess, Gayatri, while starting his Yagna in Pushkar.
Pap Mochini Temple
Presided by the deity Ekadashi Mata, the Pap Mochini temple is considered to offer respite to followers from their cardinal sins. Situated in the northerly section of Pushkar, the temple is like a bead in the crown of Pushkar.Possessing a great spiritual importance as well as boasting a splendid architecture.
This beautiful 12th century temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and has an underground portion. The intricate Hemadpanti architectural style carvings give this temple a magnificent show. Thousands of devotees flock here to pay their respects during the auspicious time of Shivaratri, when Lord Shiva is ritually respected.
The Man Mahal is one of the great palaces of Pushkar. Established as a guesthouse by Raja Man Singh I, this palace is one of the most attractive spots to visit in Pushkar.
Sri Panchkund Shiva Temple
Temple is said to have been built by the five Pandavas. Situated along the easterly border of the township, this temple is approximately 2-3 kilometers from the lake.