Author: Tripti PandeyPublisher: German PublisherYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 160ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187330104
Rajasthan is India’s most colourful land. Vibrant colours of this arid region are simply fascinating. Not wonder the fairs and festivals here present a delightful spectacle. Of the countless fairs of the state the fair that is best known for its spectacular colours is held at Pushkar, the holy town of Lord Brahma. Hues of orange, crimson and red splash over the sky as the fair comes alive around the fullmoon of Kartik (October-November). An aura of mysticism lingers.No other fair in Rajasthan perhaps in India itself can be compared with this fair. The fair offers amazing shades of life as thousands of people gather here for the religious fair as well as the annual cattle fair.This book captures the essence of Pushkar the town and the magic the full moon of Kartik.
FOREWORD BY MAHARAJA OF MARWAR-JODHPURDown The Memory LaneA Lotus in the DesertAbode of GodsCelebrating the FairFrom Dawn to DuskThe CaravanMoments of JoyMaking a LivingMagic of the Full MoonReturning to Return AgainTravel With Us To Pushkar