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Interesting Facts about Lord Brahma of Pushkar Temple

By May 16, 2022November 21st, 2023No Comments
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We all know about the Tinmurty of Hinduism. It includes Lord Shiva, the destroyer; lord Vishnu, the protector and Lord Brahma the creator. But have you ever noticed that, unlike the other two Gods, Lord Brahma does not have a lot of temples named for his worship? Have you ever asked yourself why is this? Why does Brahma Dev only have a few temples? Well, search no more, as the answers you seek are in this blog. Lord Brahma has one of the most prominent temples dedicated to him situated in Pushkar. People not just from India but from around the world come here to worship the Lord. But have you ever wondered what is the story behind this temple?

In this blog, we will look at the story of the temple and also uncover some amazing facts about this one-of-a-kind temple. So, continue reading the entire blog for the same. Moreover, if you want to read more such amazing and exciting blogs then do check InstaAstro’s website or download the app for the same. Now let us dig deep and uncover secerts of Lord Brahma’s temple in Pushkar.

Some Interesting Facts about Lord Brahma Temple in Pushkar

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Let us have a look at some amazing facts of Lord Brahma’s temple that is situated in Pushkar. these are as follows: 

  • Temple devoted to the Hindu creator god Lord Brahma are few in numbers and the Lord Brahma temple in Pushkar is the most prominent of them!
  • Situated near the holy Pushkar Lake, it consistently attracts a large number of pilgrims.
  • A few Hindu temples exist in Pushkar that were rebuilt after the temples were destroyed under Aurangzeb.
  • Many temples have undergone the crucial test and the Brahma Temple in Pushkar is one of them.
  • The temple contains the central image of Lord Brahma and along with the Goddess.
  • The temple has a focal image of Goddess Gayatri.
  • A major religious site in India, the Brahma Temple in Pushkar is one of the world’s ten most sacred sites.

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Legends of Brahma Temple

Brahma temple

The legend behind the place is related to Brahma and an evil spirit named Vajranash. Lord Brahma cast a mantra on the lotus flower to destroy the demon, believed to have spread evil in the region. After Kanistha killed the devil, three flower parts fell at different places called Kanistha Pushkar, Jyaistha, and Madhya. This temple is also believed to be a curse on Lord Brahma. According to this mythological story, Lord Brahma and Vishnu were given a task by Lord Shiva to find the foot and head of a Lingam. However, both grew tired and were unsuccessful. Lord Vishnu truthfully accepted his defeat, while Lord Brahma lied. When Lord Shiva learned about this, he cursed Lord Brahma that he would never be worshipped in any temple or so. Thus, there is only one temple of him, that too in Pushkar. 


There you have it, folks! This was all about Lord Brahma and his temple in Pushkar.  Hindu mythology tells us that the goddess Saraswati, Brahma’s principal ally, cursed him to worship her only in Pushkar. Remember, if you ever visit Lord Brahma’s temple, then do look fo these facts mentioned here in the temple premises. Moreover, if you like this blog and want to read more such exciting and amazing blogs, then do visit InstaAstro’s website or download the app for the same. There you can read many more such amazing and interesting stories that will help you feed your curiosity. 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Where is Brahma mandir in India?

There is only one Brahma mandir in India. I t situated in Pushkar. The temple is known to hold a lot of significance and importance in Hindu culture. Moreover, people from all around the world come to this temple to worship Lord Brahma.

2. How many heads do Lord Brahma have?

Lord Brahma is known to have 4 heads in total. These 4 heads are located on each side, which helps him have a view of 360 degrees.

3. How did Lord Brahma die?

According to anient texts, when Lord Vishnu exhales he gives birth to thousands of Universe and one Brahma. However, when he inhales, it is said, that then Brahma dies.

4. Why is Brahma called the creator of the universe?

Lord Brahma is part of the Holy Tinmurty in Hinduism. He is the one who was given the task of creating the universe. Thus, he is known as the creator of the universe. On the other hand, Lord Shiva is known as the destroyer and Lord Vishnu is known as the protector of the universe.

5. Who is Lord Brahma wife?

Lord Brahma’s wife’s name is Goddess Saraswati. Goddess Saraswati was also his daughter but later came to be his wife.

6. Does Lord Brahma have children?

Yes, Lord Brahma is known to have both sons and daughters. He had a lot of children. Moreover, his children are known to b eborn through his mind. Thus, they are called as mind-born children.

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