Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple

The beautiful town of Pushkar is known for its scenic lakes, desert, beautiful sunsets and one of the very few Brahma Temples in the world. Pushkar provides a way to learn and know more about Hindu culture in a better and clearer way.

This beautiful town welcomes travelers from every walk of life. Whether you are a backpacker, travelers, a pilgrim or someone looking for a luxury weekend away from the city life, Pushkar will provide you with a sense of belonging.

Among the many amazing temples of Pushkar, the beautiful Brahma Temple is the most popular. But there are thousands of temples, big and small, located in nooks and corners of the town with their own importance.

 

Holy Cave of Atmateshwar Temple

One such temple is the Atmateshwar Temple. Atmateshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and holds a spot equal to the Brahma Temple. Being dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is also known as Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple. Lord Shiva is considered the most powerful gods in Hindu Religion. The lord of destruction and restoration of the world is worshipped in every Hindu household.

Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple Pushkar was constructed in 12th century AD. The lovely architecture and the designs around Atmateshwar Tempe are so beautifully made that even after centuries, the intricate colors and fine details are still visible to the eyes.

 

An exquisite example of Hemadpanthi style of architecture

Hemadpanthi style of architecture has been the primary design methodology used in the construction of Atmateshwar Temple. This style developed and reached its peak during the Yadava Dynasty. It was named after a minister, ‘Hemadpant’ working in the court. The structures constructed using this style are small in scale but look very vibrant and have an amazing decorative appeal.

Hemadpanthi style of architecture is clearly visible in the construction of Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple Pushkar. The use of black stone and lime, as it was locally available material, is evident in the construction. With fine, intricate drawing of Hindu stories and scriptures, the interiors of Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple Pushkar create an amazing decorative look. The ceiling is carved out of a single stone.

Atmateshwar Temple is one of the must-visit places in Pushkar along with Brahma Temple, Savitri Temple, Pushkar Lake, Pushkar Desert, Dam, Man Mahal and Chabad Pushkar. The main market near Atmateshwar Temple is an amazing place to relish on authentic Daal Bati, a Rajasthani favorite meal. Atmateshwar Temple Pushkar gives you a peek into religion, history, and mythology.

 

Best time to visit Atmateshwar Temple

Atmateshwar Temple is open for visits all day. One can visit Atmateshwar Temple Pushkar between 9.30 AM and 1.30 PM and then 4.30 PM to 7.30 AM. Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple Pushkar is visited by thousands of pilgrims during the festival of Shivratri. The holy month of Sawan also receives a huge number of devotees wanting to visit this place.

 

Experience Pushkar with Thomas Cook

With luxury travel packages designed by Thomas Cook, you’ll not only get to explore Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple Pushkar but will get a detailed trip to every famous spot of the town including Brahma Temple, Savitri Temple, Man Mahal and Chabad. The various travel packages available with Thomas Cook is perfect for a holistic vacation experience.

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