Nag Hill Caves at Pushkar

Nag Hill Caves at Pushkar in Rajasthan is a favorite spot for sadhus (Saints) during the Pushkar Fair. There are caves in Nag Hill in which Sage Agastya and Sage Bhartrhari is believed to have mediated for long period. These caves are occupied by saints from different parts of India and Nepal during the Pushkar fair. The Sadhus arrive here to take part in the Kartik Purnima Snan or holy dip in the Pushkar Lake on the full moon day of Kartik month (October – November).

The caves are located inside the forests of Nag Hill. It is believed that Sage Bhartrhari got the boon of immortality at one of the caves in Nag Hill and he is still meditating in one of them.

The cave Sage Agastya is a large one and is deep inside the forests. Another cave here is the Jalmahadhi cave in which Lord Parashuram is believed to have stayed for several years.

Another unique sport at Nag Hill is the Adhar Shila passing under this stone will attain peace.

The hills are located a kilometer south of Pushkar.