Jaipur, India (PressExposure) September 01, 2009 -- Pushkar is a fantastic fusion of history and mythology that makes it worth the travel. According to an oft-quoted legend, Lord Brahma was in search of an auspicious place to perform yagna and was over the Rajasthan desert on his swan. Some lotus petals fell from his hand and wafted down. Miraculously, blue lakes sprang up where the flowers touched land. A lake sprung up at Pushkar, and that is how the scenic holy lake of Pushkar came into being. A dip in the lake is supposed to give you and seven generations in your family, that ultimate salvation that pilgrims traveling from world over are seeking. That's Pushkar-the ultimate pilgrimage-for you! May people frm all over the world come to Travel Pushkar & Visit Pushkar
Pushkar situated just 15 km away from Ajmer, is one of the most visited pilgrimage places in India. Stepped in mythological nuances Pushkar is frequented by tourist form across the globe, who appreciate the true essence and sanctity of the place. You can see them partake in the gaiety and festivities with gay abandon through the fairs and festivals. Camel safari in Pushkar, shopping in colorful bazaars, visiting the temples of Pushkar, performing puja at the Ghats of simply spending time in calm contemplation by the lake, there is lots that you could look for in Pushkar.
Like any other place in Rajasthan, Pushkar has a history to it, which is bound to interest you. For instance, references of the city can be found in Fa-hein's account in the 4th century A.D. The great Hindu epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana make references to this religious place regarded to be Adi Tiratha. If you look at it myth logically, it is said that after you visit the four dhamas, spiritual places in India, you need to visit Pushkar to complete your salvation. And hence Pushkar, gains immense significance and forms and integral part of the pilgrimage cycle.
Few things can match the effervescene, vigor and brightness of a traditional fair like the world acclaimed Pushkar fair. The picturesque PUshkar Lake surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dues on the fourth makes a perfect site for the annual religious and cattle fair at Pushkar. And this is when Pushkar the otherwise quite town pulsates with life! Pushkar is one of the most liked places by the travelers. There are many Hotels in Pushkar which provide best rooms at best prices.