Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Bhrama Temple in Pushkar: A Center of Attraction for the Pilgrims

A tiny town in Rajasthan gets delighted on the eve of Pushkar fair. While you are in Rajasthan, don’t forget to visit Bhrama Temple. Pushkar attracts thousands of tourists across the world because of specialities involved. Notably, in 2015, the dates for the Pushkar festival are November 19-25. Pushkar festival takes place on the bank of Pushkar Lake. Among all the activities and competitions in Pushkar, the centre of attraction is Bhrama Temple, a Hindu temple situated close to the sacred Pushkar Lake.  The structure of the Bhrama Temple dates back to the 14th century. Mainly, it is built of marble and stone stabs. Its distinct red pinnacle and a hamsa bird motif glorify its original beauty. The temple sanctum sanctorum holds the central images of Brahma and his second consort Gayatri. Notably, Bhrama Temple Pushkar is governed by by the Sanyasi.

If you turn over the pages of Padma Purana, you will come across the history behind it.  Once Brahma saw that the demon Vajranabha trying to kill his children and harassing people, so for that reason he immediately slew the demon with his weapon, the lotus-flower. After taking a ceremonial sacred bath in the Pushkar Lake, this temple is visited by pilgrims, the holy men and sages.

Timing for visiting the Bhrama Temple Pushkar is fixed. As per the guideline of the temple, the temple is open for worship between 6:30 am and 8:30 pm during winter and 6:00 am to 9:00 pm during summer, with an interval in afternoon between 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm when the temple is closed. While roaming around the great fair at Pushkar, don’t forget to visit Bhrama Temple in Pushkar.

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