Pushkaram at Kaleshwaram Temple in Andhra Pradesh - Pranahita Pushkar

Pranahita Pushkaram is an important ritual that takes place at the Kaleshwaram Temple in Andhra Pradesh. The Pushkar began today, December 6, 2010, the first day of Margashirsh month and will end on December 17, 2010. The Pranahita Pushkaram is held once in twelve years and attracts thousands of devotees.
The popular belief is that Kaleshwaram is the Triveni Sangamam or the meeting point of Pranahita River, Godavari River and the Saraswati River.

Devotees will be taking bath at the confluence of Godavari Rivar and Pranahita River during the Pushkaram.

Pranahita River merges with the Godavari River at Kaleshwaram, which is around 130 km from Karimnagar in Andhra Pradesh.

A Pushakaram takes place once in 12 years when Jupitar (Brishaspati) enters a particular zodiac. There are total of 12 rivers where Pushkaram takes place.