Pushkar Cattle Fair

The Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar, India, is celebrated at the beginning of the Hindu month of Kartik and this year, it’s from November 20 to 28. The fair lasts for five to eight days and is concluded on the day of the full moon in Kartik, called Kartik Poornima.

The fair is one of the largest livestock fairs in India, celebrating and exchanging information as well as purchases of camels, horses, and cattle. The fair is held at the banks of the Pushkar lake and attracts thousands of visitors from around the world.

Well, this isn’t it; Pushkar fair is also known for its religious significance. Pushkar Lake is one of India’s holy lakes. Every year during the holy month of Kartik (as per Hindu calendar) thousands of pilgrim and priests visit this lake to pay their respect to Lord Brahma. It is believed that a dip in the lake washes away all the sins.

Dates of the festival: November 20 – 28, 2023

It is celebrated annually for seven days in November, during the full moon day.

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