Warah Temple, Pushkar

Pushkar, located 11 km northwest of Ajmer in the state of Rajasthan, is one of the most important pilgrimages in the country. The town is considered to be sacred by the Hindus because of the presence of some 400 temples, which encircle the lake.
Warah Temple, Pushkar  
The town is known for its Temples and Lake, the Nag Pahal (Snake Mountain) which forms a part of chain of the Aravali range of mountains stands between Ajmer and Pushkar. The town situated around the beautiful lake is surrounded on three side by hills, while the fourth side cordoned by the sanddumes.
It is one of the most rivered places of Hindus Pilgrimage. The visit is not complete till the pilgrims bath in the sacred lake of Pushkar. According to Padam Puran, the Hindu religious text, Lord Brahma was in search of suitable place / Tranquil land for Vedic Yagna. The Pushkar Lake is a holy place and is known as the king of the 'Trithas'. Some Important Ghats is Bara, Gau, Bangla, Bharatpur, Kota, Sikar, Murli, yegh, Brahma, Badri, Guru Govind Singh, Gangor, Cheer, Surya, Jaipur, Nursingh, Karni, Maharshi Dadeechi, Gwalior, Chandra, and Jodhpur etc.
Some of the most visited temples here are the Brahma Temple, Savitri Temple, Warah Temple and Apteshwar Temple.
Warah temple is one of the most sacred ones in Pushkar and is believed to have been built in the 12th century.
This temple houses an image of lord Vishnu in the incarnation of wild boar. The temples of Brahma and Warah are considered equally important.

This ancient temple believed to be constructed by King Anaji Chauhan (1123-1150). Mythological a very important temple temple and is believed that Vishnu came on the earth in the incarnation of Warah (wild boar) to kill the demon Hirnayaksh and liberate the land from his atrocities.