Tourist Attractions in Pushkar: Brahma Temple, Other Temples

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Brahma Temple, Pushkar

Brahma Temple, Pushkar

Pushkar is the only pilgrimage shrine dedicated to Lord Brahma in all over India. The Brahma temple is an important pilgrimage centre for the Hindus which is situated in Pushkar. This temple is situated in the beautiful Pushkar valley which lies beyond Nagaparvat and the Anasagar lake. This place holds a special place in the hearts of Indians as it is believed that Lord Brahma, together with all the gods and goddesses, performed a Yagya here. In the Brahma temple the image of Lord Brahma is in a seated Palthi position. This temple is built by marble and decorated with silver turtle on the floor of the temple. 

Brahma Temple, Brahma Temple in Pushkar
Other places in Pushkar

There are about 400 temples and 52 Ghaats in Pushkar which are located on the banks of the Pushkar Lake. There are five principal temples in Pushkar, all are constructed recently since the earlier buildings were destroyed by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. The major temples are Rangnath temple, Mahalakshmi temple, Godamba temple. There are various other temples of God Vishnu, Atmeshvara, Gayatri and Savitri.

The Rangnath temple has been built in southern style and is simply magnificent. Its images are almost true of life. This temple has an image of Lord Vishnu, life size dwarpals (door men) and Garuda pillars showing the mythical bird styled in gold.

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