pushkar1Meeting the creator of the universe

Words: Ambica Gulati

The sun was setting; its red-orange hues were turning purple. The holy land of Pushkar was radiant with the setting sun. Sand dunes stretched and the sun went down lower into the Aravalli ranges. The camel cart was moving slowly. I was wondering if I would manage to reach the temple of Brahma in time. Built in the 14th century CE, it is one of the few temples dedicated to the creator in the world. According to Hinduism, the three gods—Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva—control the functions of creation, preservation and destruction respectively. The intriguing bit is that as the preserver Vishnu is worshipped; the destroyer Shiva is our beloved innocent bholenath but the one who created us is not worshipped largely.

Digging into the legends of Brahma and Pushkar, I found a treasure of stories why Brahma is worshipped in Pushkar alone…to read the full article, click here http://www.askmeontravel.com/article/pushkar-house-brahma

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