pushkar lake and ghats

Pushkar ghats and lake (India)

This was during the dry season and the water level in the lake was very low.­

Pushkar Lake is located in the town of Pushkar in Rajasthan.­ It is a sacred lake of the Hindus.­ The Lake is surrounded by 52 bathing ghats (a series of steps leading to the lake), where pilgrims throng in large numbers to take a sacred bath, especially around Kartik Poornima (October–November) when the Pushkar Fair is held.­ A dip in the sacred lake is believed to cleanse sins and cure skin diseases.­

For more information about this place, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Pushkar_­Lake

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Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.­