Pushkar in Rajasthan is a place of deep religious significance to Hindus. It has over 400 temples and one of them is the Savitri Temple. The temple is dedicdated to the estranged wife of Lord Brahma and attracts devotees and tourists alike. Built in 1687, the temple is located on the top of the Ratnagiri Hill just behind the Brahma Temple. To reach the temple, devotees have to climb a long series of steps.
While climbing to the shrine of Savitri Temple, visitors can relish the panoramic view of the nearby villages and also of the charming Pushkar Lake. So, you will take about an hour to reach the temple through hills but the scenic beauty on the way will keep you enjoyed for sure. At the temple, idols of Savitri and Gayatri – both wives of Lord Brahma - are installed.
As per a tradition, the first arti or prayer is performed at Savitri Temple and then at Gayatri Temple. It’s believed that the idols of Savitri here dates back to the 7th century AD but the temple came up only in early 20th century. So, if you ever happen to be in Pushkar, take your time out and visit the enormously significant Savitri Temple for sure.