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[15 Oct 2012 | 7 Comments]

Pushkar fair is the One of the most popular and colorful fairs of the Thar desert, which begins on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi & goes on for five days till Kartik Purnima. The time of the fair coincide with the light half of the moon during the months of October-November. The pictorial lake of Pushkar is set in a valley just about 11 kilometres northwest of Ajmer, bordered by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the fourth. Pushkar forms a attractive location and a be suitable backdrop for the once a year religious and cattle fair. Turbaned heads of men, and colorful veil and skirt of the women, bring alive the arid desert cape. The village women dress in their best colourful clothes and fine clothes for five-day mela. [More]