HISTORY OF THE TEMPLE
The Brahma temple of Pushkar is said to be 2000 years old. Although the original temple was destroyed during the rule of the Muslims, it was again re-built. The temple that we see today is said to have been built in the 14th century. It is believed that after Brahma’s yagna this temple was built by a sage named Vishwamitra. The temple had been renovated a number of times but it still retains its originality.
The city of Pushkar is well connected to Ajmer via rail and airways. After reaching Ajmer the tourists have a number of options to reach Pushkar. You can avail any suitable local means of transportation as per your preference.
THINGS TO DO IN AROUND
If you are visiting the temple on Kartik Poornima then you can participate in the grand festival held in the temple during this time. Many pilgrims from all over the world visit the place during this time to take bathe in the holy lake of the temple.
OPENING/CLOSING TIMINGS AND DAYS
The Brahma temple is open during the summer season from 5am to 1:30pm and then again from 3pm to 9pm.
During the winters the temple remains open from 6am to 1:30pm and then from 3pm to 8:30pm.
No entry fee is charged.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The holiday trip to Pushkar is best enjoyed in the months of July to March.