Considered to be one of the most sacred destinations for Hindus, Pushkar lake has a status equal to the holy Ganga river in India. Legends has it that the creator of universe, Lord Brahma prayed with Mata Savitri on the banks of this river. As per Hindu mythology, when lotus petals from the hands of Lord Brahma fell on earth, Pushkar lake was created. Owing to such a mythological belief, Pushkar lake is also called as ‘Tirtha Raj’ or the king of all pilgrimage sites.
The sacred Pushkar lake is visited by thousands of devotees every year. Hindu pilgrims, who wish to take a dip in the holy waters of this lake, can choose from the numerous bathing ghats across the lake. A total of around 50 bathing ghats and 400 temples around the Pushkar lake, makes the place truly divine.
Important ghats around Pushakar Lake
Among the numerous bathing ghats around the Pushkar lake, few make it as the most visited ones. These ‘Not to miss’ spectacular ghats include Dadhich Ghat, Gwalior Ghat, Yag Ghat, Varaha Ghat, Saptarishi Ghat, Gau Ghat, Haipur Ghat and Karni Ghat. A dip at some of these ghats around the Pushkar lake is believed to have special curative powers.