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Savitri Mata Temple in Pushkar

Settled atop a hill in Pushkar, Savitri Temple is one of the most renowned and sanctified spots in Rajasthan. The spiritual significance of the temple attracts a huge number of devotees from all parts of the world, despite the fact that the temple is on a hilltop.

Moreover, the holy shrine constitutes a major portion of making Pushkar an important pilgrimage destination. The Savitri temple in Pushkar is famous for its striking architecture. The excellent design of the temple would surely make you wonder about the amazing skills of craftsmen of past times.

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Savitri Temple Legend

According to Hindu Mythology, the temple name ‘Savitri’ itself narrates an important story behind it. A yajna was performed by Lord Brahma where his wife Devi Savitri couldn’t reach on time. Hence, in order to perform the pooja timely, Lord Brahma completed the ritual with the help of a local girl, Gayatri - who then became the second wife of Brahma. All this made Devi Savitri very upset and angry.

Later, in order to please her, the shrine was dedicated to Devi Savitri. Also, the arti (worship ceremony) is performed first in Savitri Temple and then in Gayatri Temple. The deities of both the goddesses are kept in the Savitri shrine.

Things to do in and around the temple

  • Witness the beautiful architecture.
  • Enjoy splendid sunset and sunrise from the hilltop.
  • Sit in peace and admire the natural beauty.

Opening and Closing Timings of Savitri Temple Pushkar

The temple remains open on all days from 5.00 am - 12.00 pm and 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm.

Entry Fee - None

Best time to visit Savitri Temple

Winter is the ideal time to visit Pushkar and visit Savitri Temple as the weather is cool and pleasant.

How to reach Savitri Temple

Ajmer Railway Station is the nearest to the temple and is connected to major Indian cities. Flights can be booked to Jaipur International Airport. You can hire taxis or buses to get to Savitri Temple in Pushkar, Rajasthan.

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