Pushkar Snan, also known as a Pushkar bath, is the act of taking a dip in the holy waters of the Ganges river in the town of Pushkar during the Ganga Pushkaram festival. The festival takes place once every 12 years and is a major Hindu pilgrimage event.
Taking a Pushkar Snan is seen as a sacred and spiritually significant act for devout Hindus. The act of bathing in the holy waters of the Ganges is believed to wash away one’s sins and provide spiritual purification. Millions of devotees visit Pushkar during the Ganga Pushkaram festival to take a Pushkar Snan and seek the blessings of the goddess Ganga.
The Pushkar Snan is typically performed at the various ghats, or steps leading down to the river, in Pushkar. The ghats are crowded with devotees during the festival, and the act of taking a Pushkar Snan is an important part of the religious and cultural activities that take place during the festival.