Pushkar Travel Guide

Pushkar Lake

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Pushkar Lake is considered as the holiest lake in India. This water reservoir is enclosed by 52 ghats (personal ghats for 52 Maharajas of India) and 500 temples. According to a Hindu mythology, this lake was created by the fallen petals of Lord Brahma's lotus when he was destroying the demon Vajra Nabha. Lotus petals were struck at a specific place and water spurted from there giving it the form of a pious. The charm of Pushkar Lake is additionally mentioned in some old books like Abhigyan Sakuntalam, Mahabharat and Ramayana. A dip during this water can purify one from all the sins, troubles and ailments. Sacred to the Hindus also because the Sikhs, this lake has its mention in history since the 14th century.