Pushkar Mela is a jubilant Camel Fair held during Kartik Purnima in Pushkar town of Rajasthan. In 2015, Pushkar Mela begins on 18 November and ends on 25 November.
Pushkar fair is considered as largest cattle fair in Asia. This camel fair is organised by the Government of Rajasthan.
Pushkar is a small lake located near the famous Brahma temple in Pushkar town. Pushkar Snan during Kartik month is a meritorious ritual. People believe that the holy water of Pushkar Lake cleanses all the sins committed by them and cures many diseases. This event attracts a large number of pilgrims.
After performing ritual bath in Pushkar Lake devotees visit the temple of Brahma, the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the world. Brahma is offered prayers and stutis. In the evening, thousands of lamps are lit and released into the water of Pushkar Lake with the help of leaf boats. This is a marvelous event to watch.