Ushankar Photography | Pushkar Camel Fair
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Pushkar Camel Fair

About This Project

The sleepy lakeside settlement of Pushkar lies in the Northwest Ajmer in the state of Rajasthan. This sacred town of the Hindus, also known as the Lourdes of the East, finds references in the Hindu epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana, and takes pride for being a site to the only temple of the God of Creation, Brahma. With over 400 temples and 52 bathing ghats, very few places can match the religious fervor associated with this town. A spectacle on an epic scale, attracting more than 11,000 camels, horses and cattle and visited by over 400,000 people over a period of around fourteen days. It took me a while to understand the place and figure out how the whole place works however once i had done with that i was able to make some award winning images. It sure is a treat to the eye.

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