|Location:||Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan.|
Purnima (according to the Hindu Calendar), November 12th to 15th
(according to English Calendar).
|Climate & Best Time to Visit:||Climate &
Best Time to Visit: The maximum temperature during the summers can go up
to 40-45°C while in the winters it can be below 10°C. The best
season to visit this place is during the winters (October to March).
The annual Camel fair Pushkar is one of the most visited cultural events in the world. Showcasing several cultural events, which include - trading of cattle, camel safari, folk musics & folk dances, etc., the Pushkar Camel Fair entertains one and all.
As the month of November arrives, Pushkar is all set for the Pushkar fair Rajasthan. Tourists and devotees start gathering in large numbers for this gala event, which falls on the Kartik Purnima day or the full moon day of Oct-Nov. The Kartik Purnima day is believed to be a very auspicious day in the Hindu Calendar year. On this day, devotees from several parts of the country come and take a holy dip in the holy waters of the Pushkar lake, known to be one of the most sacred lakes in India.
Villagers and farmers come from many parts of the country to buy and sell their cattle here, (Pushkar camel are popular worldwide). It is also an occasion for Hindu pilgrims to pay obeisance at the Brahma temple, which is the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the world. Staying at Pushkar tents will be fun during your Pushkar fair tour. Even the dining options at Pushkar restaurants are according to your taste.
The legend says that, in battle lord Brahma killed the demon Vajra Nabh with a lotus flower, whose petals floated down to earth and landed in three places in and around Pushkar where lakes sprang up. It is believed that, Pushkar Lake was surrounded by 500 temples and 52 palaces at one point. The Brahma temple is the most important temple here, and is in fact the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in India.
For more information Pushkar fair tours will help you in planning your trip to the city.
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