Saraswati Pushkaram 2013 at Kaleshwaram in Andhra Pradesh



Saraswati Pushkaram 2013 as per Telugu calendars and Panchang is from May 30, 2013 to June 10, 2013. Saraswathi Pushkaram is held once in 12 years at Kaleshwaram in Andhra Pradesh. It is believed that Saraswathi River flows underground along with Pranahita and Godavari rivers at Kaleshwaram.

According to the Kaleshwaram temple history, Pushkaram for Saraswathi River is conducted when ‘Guru’ (Jupiter) enters ‘Mithuna’ (Gemini) sign. 

Kaleshwaram temple is located around 135 kilometer east of Karimnagar. The town is 277 kilometer north of Hyderabad. 

Pushkara, or Pushkarams, is a popular Hindu ritual and festival which is held along 12 rivers. A Pushakaram along a particular river takes place once in 12 years when Jupitar (Brishaspati) enters a particular zodiac.

The ritual of pushkaram is more popular in Andhra Pradesh.

The main ritual involves taking a holy dip the river. In Saraswati Pushkaram, holy dip is taken in Pranahita and Godavari rivers.