Pushkar Mandir Timing: Open, Close, Darshan, Today, and Tomorrow

Pushkar Mandir Timing: Open, Close, Darshan, Today, and Tomorrow

The Temple of Brahma One of the very few (and according to the scriptures, the only) temples in Rajasthan, called Pushkar, is devoted to Lord Brahma, the Hindu trio’s creator. It is located quite near Pushkar Lake, where it is said that taking a holy dip on Full Moon/Kartika Poornima in October or November can attain moksha after life.The Hindu Trio is composed of Brahma, who is the Creator; Vishnu, who is the Preserver; and Mahesh, also known as Shiva, who is the Destroyer. Pushkar is frequently mentioned as the only place in India with a Brahma mandir. It is still one of the most well-known temples to Brahma, even though it is no longer the only one.

In general, October to March is the the best season to visit the Brahma Temple in Pushkar, Rajasthan, especially around Kartik Poornima. Because to the well-known Camel Festival and Kartik Poornima in November, Pushkar is a little busier than usual.

Pushkar Mandir History

As per the Padma Purana, Lord Brahma defeated the demon Vajra Nabha, who had murdered his sons, by using his lotus flower as a weapon. Pushkar Lake, also called Jyesthha Lake, is the largest of the three lakes formed when three petals fell off his lotus weapon during the battle.

The word “Pushkar” comes from the words “kar,” which means “hand” (Brahma’s), and “push,” which means “flower.”

In order to purify himself of the act of killing, Lord Brahma made the decision to offer a fire sacrifice, or yajna, at Pushkar Lake. He created hills of defense and positioned gods to prevent demon attacks. Lord Varaha, a Vishnu incarnation, was in charge of the Varaha Temple, which is located close to the lake.

But there was a delay because Lord Brahma needed Saraswati, his consort, to carry out the yajna. He was stuck and asked Lord Indra for assistance in locating a girl to take his place as his wife. They chose Gayatri, the daughter of a Gujjar milkmaid, blessed her, and carried out the marriage.

When Saraswati arrived, she found Gayatri in her proper position. Angered, she cursed Lord Brahma to always live without a temple. She also cursed Agni to suffer poverty if leading yajnas, Lord Vishnu to suffer being separated from his consort as Rama, and Lord Indra to be weak in combat.

Later, Pushkar was blessed to be the Teerthraj, the king of pilgrimages, by Gayatri, who eased the effects of Saraswati’s curse. In this holy lake, which has fifty-two bathing ghats surrounding it, pilgrims take baths, especially on Kartik Poornima.

She also gave guarantees that Indra would continue to rule over heaven without worrying about being overthrown and that Lord Vishnu would eventually reunite with his wife when he took on the form of a human. In addition, Gayatri ruled that the priest conducting yajnas would be held in high regard as a scholar by the community.

Pushkar Mandir Timing

  • 6 a.m: Temple opening Hours
  • 6 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. : Darshan
  • 1.30 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Temple remains closed
  • 3 p.m.: Temple reopens
  • 3 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. – Darshan
  • 8.30 p.m or 9 p.m.: Temple closed
  • Temple closes by 8.30 p.m. during winter and 9 p.m. during summer.
  • It is free darshan for all devotees on all days.
  • Rush will be high on Karthika Purnima.

How do I reach Pushkar?

  • Jaipur International Airport (JAI) is the closest airport, even though Pushkar doesn’t have one. From the Jaipur Airport, there are buses and taxis that go to Pushkar.
  • National Highways 48 and 58 connect Pushkar to Jaipur and Ajmer. Ajmer to Pushkar by bus usually takes forty minutes.
  • The closest central railway station is Ajmer, and Pushkar is accessible by road in 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Udaipur palace is 269 km from Pushkar