Category:Pushkar Lake

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to navigation Jump to search
<nowiki>Lago de Púshkar; পুষ্কর হ্রদ; પુષ્કર તળાવ; पुष्कर सरोवर; Pushkar-See; ପୁଷ୍କର ହ୍ରଦ; 普須卡湖; پشکر جھیل; プシュカル湖; ಪುಷ್ಕರ್ ಸರೋವರ; ทะเลสาบปุษกร; Jezioro Puszkar; പുഷ്കർ തടാകം; पुष्कर सरोवर; Pushkar Lake; pushkar lake; پشڪر ڍنڍ; ਪੁਸ਼ਕਰ ਝੀਲ; Pushkar Lake; పుష్కర్ సరస్సు; पुष्कर सरोवर; புஷ்கர் ஏரி; lago de la India; ভারতের হ্রদ; lac en Inde; ભારતના રાજસ્થાન રાજ્યમાં આવેલું તળાવ; künstlich angelegter See im indischen Bundesstaat Rajasthan; ଭାରତରେ ସ୍ଥିତ ଏକ ହ୍ରଦ ।; loch san India; 印度湖泊; Ɔtadeɛ; jezioro w Indiach; אגם בהודו; meer in India; भारत में स्तिथ एक झील।; lake in India; lake in India; بحيرة في الهند; liqen; lake in India; Lago de pushkar; Lago de Pushkar; पुष्कर झील; পুষ্কর সরোবর</nowiki>
Pushkar Lake 
lake in India
Upload media
Instance of
  • India
  • 0.4 km
  • 0.5 km
  • 0.2 km²
Elevation above sea level
  • 471 m
  • Luni River
Basin country
Map26° 29′ 14″ N, 74° 33′ 15″ E
Authority file
Edit infobox data on Wikidata

Pushkar Lake is located in the town of Pushkar in Ajmer district of the Rajasthan state of western India. The beautiful Pushkar Lake is a sanctified spot, and considered as old as the creation, and has been a place of pilgrimage for the Hindus since time immemorial. It is surrounded by 52 bathing ghats, where devotees throng in large numbers to take a dip during the month of Kartik (Oct./Nov.). According to Padma Purana Lord Brahma was in search of suitable place for a Vedic en:yagna. While contemplating, a lotus fell down from his hand on the earth and water spurted from three places one of them was Pushkar and Brahma decided to perform his yagna over here. It is believed that this is also the site where the Sage en:Vishwamitra meditated for thousands of years. 26°28′0″N 74°33′0″E / 26.46667°N 74.55°E / 26.46667; 74.55


This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.

Media in category "Pushkar Lake"

The following 100 files are in this category, out of 100 total.