Brahma Temple in Pushkar is one of the most famous and only a few of the temples dedicated to Lord Brahma in the holy city of Pushkar, Rajasthan. This Pushkar Brahma Temple is a place of deep spirituality and thousand of devotees come here to pay homage to the many gods that reside in this temple town. Pushkar city has over 500 temples with the main Pushkar temple. It is dedicated to Lord Brahma and the only Brahma temple anywhere in the world. Although the structures of the temple date back to the 14th century it is believed that the temple is about 2000 years old.
Brahma Temple Pushkar Timings: 6:30 am and 8:30 pm during winter and 6:00 am to 9:00 pm during summer. Three artis are held in the temple: Sandhya Arati in the evening about 40 minutes after sunset, Ratri Shayan Arati (night-sleep arati) about 5 hours past sunset and Mangala Arati in the morning, about 2 hours before sunrise.
Legend / Local stories
As per the legends, Lord Brahma was supposed to perform yagna with his wife Goddess Saraswati. But since Goddess Saraswati was late for the event, he married Goddess Gayatri and completed the ritual. This turn of events infuriated Goddess Saraswati, who cursed that no married man will be allowed to enter the inner sanctum; or else, trouble shall arise in his marital life.
How to Reach:
Pushkar by Air
Pushkar doesn’t have an airport but can be reached by air through the Sanganer airport. Flights from all major cities of the country can be taken to reach Pushkar through Sanganer. Taxis, transport buses and shared cabs are also easily available outside the Sanganer Airport.
Pushkar is well connected to several parts of the country by road. Buses, cars, cabs can be used to reach Pushkar from the National Highway that links the city to the rest of the nation and vice versa.
Ajmer Junction is the closest railway station from where Pushkar can be reached easily. Located at a distance of 11kms, Ajmer station is connected to various parts of Rajasthan and India. Regular trains ply from the station and hence can be boarded accordingly.
Brahma Temple Rd, Ganahera, Pushkar, Rajasthan 305022