Get Soaked in the Colors of Pushkar Fair of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is an incredible land offering colorful fairs and festivals and Pushkar is one such fair which is very famous. Pushkar Fair of Rajasthan holds both religious and cultural significance attracting many a tourists from far and wide.
 
Aug. 24, 2011 - PRLog -- Pushkar Fair is among the most celebrated fairs of Rajasthan. It is held every year in the month of November on Kartik Purnima. This day is considered auspicious for taking bath in the holy Pushkar Lake. The fair is celebrated in the holy city Pushkar in Rajasthan.

It is the largest cattle fair of the world which attracts visitors from far and wide. Travel to Rajasthan during the fair to catch a glimpse of colorful Rajasthan culture. This city is called the abode of Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe. It houses the only Brahma temple of the world. Devotees come from far and wide to take a dip in the holy waters of the Lake. The fair offers decorated camels, exciting competitions, beauty contests, colorful stalls, interesting events and loads of fun.

The fair is also the time for the Rajasthanis to punctuate their hard life with entertainment, fun and enjoyment. Camel race and parade are the star attractions of the fair. Dance and music performances add more charm to the event. Participating in this fair offers an opportunity to tourists to know the colorful culture of Rajasthan. In the fair there are several stalls serving traditional Rajasthani dishes. Gorge on the dishes and surely the flavor will linger on. Also buy some wonderful handicrafts of Rajasthan such as tie and dye fabric, silver jewelry, blue pottery, marble statues, puppets and embroidered juttis from the handicrafts stalls.

The lake is hemmed in by several ghats and some of these ghats hold sheer religious significance. The legend goes that Lord Vishnu, in the form of a boar, appeared on the Varah ghat. And at the Brahma ghat, Lord Brahma performed yagna.

Cattleā€™s trading is an important part of the fair. During the fair traders decorate their cattle like camel, horse, cow, goats and sheep and bring them for lucrative deals. One can get well-bred cattle here.

The fairs and festivals are truly the wonders of Rajasthan which must be enjoyed on your Rajasthan tour.

Pushkar Fair is a famous attraction of Rajasthan Tourism. Pushkar Fair 2010 brings you an opportunity to get acquainted with colorful Rajasthani culture. The fair offers loads of fun and entertainment.
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I really feel that incredible India is a land for every kind of traveler. It overflows with a variety of attractions ranging from rich cultures to wildlife, adventure, scenic beauty, desert, mountains, fairs and festivals, religious destinations.
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