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Gandhi remembered at Pushkar Ghat – Seminar organized on Gandhian Values

Homage paying ceremony to father of nation Mahatma Gandhi was held at Gau Ghat Pushkar on12th feb.2016. The holy ashes of Gandhi ji were immersed in the holy lake at this Ghat on 12th feb. 1948. Since then this is a yearly event. A Gosthi (Seminar) was organized on this occasion which was participated by Chief Guest Hon’ble Principal of Regional Institute of Education Ajmer Prof. V.K. Kakria, other distinguished participants were Acharya Ramrtnacharya of Balmukand Ashram, Educationist Thakur Prasad, Denmark Scholar Mr. Stein, Hansraj Ajmera including spiritualist Sadhvi Aprna Ji and Young Website Designer Sachin Parashar and Anadi Prasad. Prizes were also distributed to the Girls Students of Govt. Girls Higher Sec. School who took part in the essay competition on “Gandhian  Values”. Students of Richa Rehabilitation Centre also participated, organizer Janardan Sharma convener of Gandhi Vichar Manch delivered the note of thanks.

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The Sacred – Pushkar Fair 2015

Finally the International Pushkar fair reached to a happy ending on 25th nov. Pushkar. This fair was full of surprises Chief Minister visited mela The CM was delighted to participate in the religious affairs. On Monday morning, she visited the Gwalior Ghat where she was welcomed by hundreds of women devotees. Gwalior Ghat is the place where her ancestors too offered prayers.

The district administration first time made experiment of Pushkar cattle fair and made it a festival of long fifteen days in which the cattle fair started on November 12 and ended on Sunday. From Sunday, the religious customs will start which will continue till November 27.

The international cattle fair of Pushkar is gradually turning into a centre of classical music and fusion of cultures, especially Hindustani with Sufi tunes. The fair since long is known for the roaring of camels and horses in the sand dunes of this majestic land. The fair this time also providing stage to talents who want to stage show for horse riding and made camel dance.

Shree Cement The Sacred, Pushkar

The Pushkar fair 2015 turned into a centre of classical music, meditation and a place for showing talent to hundreds of people. “The Teamwork Arts organized the spiritual festival ‘The Sacred” in which chief minister Vasundhra Raje participated after the ‘maha arti’ at Pushkar Ghat on Sunday.

Several famous artists performed the fusion of Sufi, Rajasthani, and Hindustani music and made the spectators sway to the melody. The idea of the programme was to made the music cross boundaries of religion. “The concert was great as it represented the great India,” said Bhagwat Singh of Kota, who attended the programme with his family.

The programme will continue till November 24 in which artists like Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Kailash Kher, Shubha Mudgal, Nathulal Solanki and artists from Spain and other parts of the world are participating.

Even the Indian Ocean Band staged a cultural programme in Pushkar and made the spectators flow in the beats of drums.

Content – TOI

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Pushkar Fair 2015 – News Update

The holy town is ready for International Pushkar Fair 2015.

As we all know the town is known for Pushkar Fair, which will be organized in the next month. The town attracts thousands of tourists and lakhs of pilgrims every year. Given this peculiarity the local administration has also decided to give it a special touch. A meeting of officers was called by District Collector Arushi Malik on preparation of this international event. Proper sanitation, lighting, parking and security were the core issues of the meeting.

pushkar-ghats-fair-2015Actually Pushkar fair is the combination of two fairs – Scared Pushkar Fair which is matter of Hindu religion and Cattle Fair where thousands of cattle traded. It is believed all the deities of Hindu came here to take holy dip in Pushkar Lake during Pushkar Fair. This sacred event last for five days commonly known as Panchtirthi Snan (Bath of Five Days) from Kartik Ekadashi to Purnima.

Thousand of foreign tourists come here to enjoy this special event. The administration organized various events and competition during Pushkar fair. The main competition can be named as Horse Race, Camel Race, Football match between Indian and Foreigners, Rangoli Competitions, Dance Competition, Bridal Competition of Foreigners, Turban Competition between foreigners, different races competition between local and tourists etc. Apart from this administration organized eye catching events like – Balloon Show Folk Dance, Cultural Events, Signing Night, Various Exhibitions to attract more tourists.

 

 

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Shradh, Pind Daan, Tarpan in Pushkar

Shradh / Pitra Paksh – 2015

On the land of Lord Brahma the special rituals of Shradh / Pitra Paksha are performed in remembrance of ancestor by their families. As per hindu calendar the Krishna paksha of Ashvini month is known as shradhh and, each day is dedicated as Tithi (date) of an ancestor on the tithi he/she had passed away.

As per Padma Purana Pushkar is most significant place for performing the rituals of Shraadh for the departed souls to stay in peace and be happy. Lord Rama and Pandwa came here at Pushkar to perform here Shradha ritual for their ancestor.

According to Bhagwat Geeta

“acchedyo ’yam adahyo ’yam

akledyo ’sosya eva cha

nityah sarva-gatah sthanur

achalo ’yam sanatanah” (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two verse 24)

“Sri Krishna said: This individual soul is unbreakable and insoluble and can be neither burned nor dried. He is everlasting; present everywhere, unchangeable, immovable and eternally the same.”

As the soul is ever lasting, Hence It became very significant to perform Shraddh during Pitru Paksha  for the departed souls to rest in peace. Shradh rituals can be performed by the family member of deceased person especially by son or grandson, few additional steps has to be flowed if the rituals are performed by other person.  It is very special event performed on the Bank of Pushkar Lake involves certain steps.

  • Sankalpa – Commitment before performing ritual describing all details.
  • Pind Daan – (Pind – round balls of flour created with special mantra for rituals) is done for for the salvation of the soul of their ancestors.
  • Tarpan or sprinkling of water is performed, along with repetitions of mantras and texts from the Veda.

Under the guidance of priest a person who is performing rituals has to repeat the mantras after the priest, two more brahmins are invited to the house during the ritual. Devotee make Donation of food, clothes after this ritual.

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Pushkar Nagar Palika Contact Details, Chairman

The town Pushkar has elected Mr. Kamal Pathak as its new Chairman. As per the result declared on Tuesday, BJP to rule with clear mandate in Pushkar Nagar Palika election, there was a large ‘Modi effect’ that propelled the BJP to victory.

“I thank the people and the party workers for the win in the polls,” Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said in a statement. –

The purpose of this article is to let you know the power and duties of The Municipal Corporation:

The Nagar palika is responsible for providing the essential services to the people of that district/area which includes and its sources of income are taxes on water, houses, markets, entertainment and vehicles paid by residents of the town and grants from the state government.

  • Hospitals
  • Water Supply
  • Drainage
  • Market places
  • Fire Brigades
  • Roads
  • Over Bridge
  • Solid Waste
  • Street Lightning
  • Parks
  • Birth and Death Records in the Area

[box_help]Pushkar Nagar Palika Contact:  0145-2773025[/box_help]

 

 

 

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Monsoon 2014 – Pushkar Water Level 2014

Monsoon 2014 – Monsoon was not so soon but Pious Lake received appropriate water :-)

Just when many of us thought that the monsoon season was over, it came back in full fury, It has been raining hard since night and With good rains, lake has gained almost five feet the water level is still going up, and groundwater has been recharged.

The city witnessed heavy rainfall and pious lake gets around 5ft’ water and this rainfall turn Pushkar into a Romantic destination so why spend the monsoons at work! The best way to enjoy the rainy season is not in sipping hot tea and feasting on pakoras outside the office. Pack your bags, umbrellas and rain coats and get set to visit Pushkar.

Rain is always a mixture of joy and sorrows, the city’s drainage system spilled its guts out pointing out that problem of flooding is the result of old drainage points being covered up. Active administration of Pushkar took actions and Pushkar turned into a beautiful city again.

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Pushkar Lake, Rajasthan, India

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]otus is the birth place of Brahma, the creator of universe. According to Hindu mythology, at the time of beginning of Universe a lotus flower sprang from the navel of lord Vishnu, One of trinity Gods and Brahma took birth from the said lotus. Brahma then threw a lotus flower to select suitable spot for the sacrifice (yajna). Lotus struck at particular place and water spurted from there giving it a shape of pious Pushkar Lake; which is even today revered as the supreme place of pilgrimage for Hindus. Beside pilgrims thousand of foreign tourist visits Pushkar to have a Holy dip in the Holy Lake.

The holy lake is an attraction by itself at Pushkar and has immense significance for the followers of Hinduism. According to the legends, the consecrated lake formed with the touch of Brahma’s louts petal, is belied to have miraculous heading and purifying water.

[tabgroup][tab title=”Pushkar Lake Ghats”]The Lake is hugged by 52 ghats, teeming with devotes and tourist. Most of the ghats are 300 years old and have innumerable small temple. Various ghats were built by former ruler which include Jaipur ghat, Bhartpur ghat, Gwalior ghat, Jodhpur ghat, Kota ghat, Sikar ghat along with Gau ghat, Varah ghat where pilgrims take holy dip for salvation[/tab][tab title=”Name of Pushkar Lake Ghats”]

Gau Ghat
Badri Ghat

Pachdevri Ghat

Varah Ghat

2. Zennana/queen marry ghat
3. Chir Ghat
4. Nagar ghat
5. Jaganath Ghat
6. Ram Ghat
8. Mukti ghat
9. Gangour Ghat

10 Badri ghat
11. Bhind bhadawar/ Nagar Palika Ghat
12. Vishram Ghat
13. Narsingh Ghat
14. Kurmanchi Ghat
15. Pachdevri Ghat
16. Hokra/ Ahilya Ghat
17. Varah Ghat
18. Banshi Ghat

 

108 Mahadev Ghat

Saptarishi ghat

19. 108 Mahadev ghat
20. Chandra Ghat
21. Indra Ghat
22. Gwalior Ghat
23. Bgula Ghat
24. Panch Pir
25. Jaisalmer/Kishangargh Ghat
26. Guru Gobind Singh Ghat
27.Man/Jaipur Ghat

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