Brahma Temple


Brahma Temple is one of the main sites of Pushkar Pilgrimage. The legends associated with the temple of Lord Brahma, its uniqueness, its significance as a holy place, add to the beautiful settings of the temple. It is the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in India.

Lord Brahma is known as the creator of everything and therefore holds a position of importance among the Hindu deities. One of the most important religious spots in India, Brahma Temple, is respected by the Hindus. According to the Hindu mythology, Lord Brahma performed a Yagya on the same spot where the temple stands. All Hindu gods and goddesses participated in the Yagya.

The beautiful structure of Brahma Temple has a red spire that distinguishes it from the other temples in Pushkar. The magnificent Brahma Temple is built with marble and quite distinct from the others. A Hans or Goose, the symbol of Lord Brahma, is seen at the entrance of the temple. The decorations of the temple of Lord Brahma include silver coins. A silver turtle adorns the black and white floor of Brahma Temple.

The temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in Pushkar attracts a large number of pilgrims and tourists. The idol of Brahma is a full image with four hands and four faces. The faces of Brahma looking in the four directions symbolize the supervision of the Lord over the whole creation. The grandeur and magnificence of Brahma Temple separates it from the other temples in Pushkar.



Last Updated on : June 19, 2013