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Why pushkar is called teerthraj?

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Asked by sanjay, 25 Nov '12 09:50 pm
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Since Brahma Temple is situated there
Answered by Quest, 05 Sep '13 03:52 am

 
  
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According to the Hindu scripturePadma Puran, Brahma saw the demon Vajranabha trying to kill his children and harassing people. He immediately slew the demon with his weapon, the lotus-flower. In this process, the lotus petals fell on the ground. When Brahma came down to the earth, he named the place where the flower (pushpa) fell from Brahmas hand (kar) as Pushkar.
Brahma then decided to perform a Yagya (fire-sacrifice) at the main Pushkar Lake. To perform his Yagya peacefully without being attacked by the demons, he created the hills around the Pushkar Ratnagiri in the south, Nilgiri in the north, Sanchoora in the west and Suryagiri in the east and positioned gods there to protect the Yagya performance. However, while performing the yajna, his wife Savitri or Sarasvati could not be present at the designated time to perform the essential part of the Yagya as she was waiting for her companion goddesses Lakshmi, Parvati and Indrani. Annoyed, Brahma requested god Indra (the king of he ...more
Answered by aflatoon, 26 Nov '12 10:10 am

 
  
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Since Brahma Temple is situated there
Answered by Radha, 25 Nov '12 09:58 pm

 
  
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