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Pushkar, Ajmer

Pushkar, Ajmer
Pushkar is a very holy place midpoint around a lake. Number of Ghats and temples spread all around the lake at where the natives and pilgrims from afar gather at the waters edge to take 'puja' or bathe.

Pushkar is an odd and exotic mix of mostly Hindu pilgrims, Sadhus, 'camel men', hippie style back-packers. Cows, pigs, goats and dogs and perhaps the odd peacock or donkey will also roam the streets.

The Pushkar Fair ( Pushkar ka Mela) is the livestock fair conduct once a year and extent for five-day, held in the town of Pushkar. Pushkar fair recognized as one of the world's largest camel fairs, and apart from buying and selling of livestock it has become an significant tourist attraction and its things to see have become competitions such as the "matka phod (longest moustache.

Based on the Hindu mythology pushkar lake is famed as "Tirtha-Raj" – the king of pilgrimage sites related to a water-body and narrate it to the myths of the creator-god Brahma, whose most prominent temple stands in Pushkar.
Temple of Brahma, in Pushkar we can be well-known by it red spire and by the image of Hans (the swan considered sacred to Lord Brahma). This temple built with the marble is decorated with silver coin. Beside there is silver turtle on the floor of temple.
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