Krishna Pushkaram is held once in 12 years and is conducted in places through which the Kaveri River flows especially at Talacauvery, Srirangapatanam and Srirangam. Kaveri Pushkaram 2017 dates are from September 12 to September 23, 2017. This pushkaram is held when Jupiter enters Tula Rasi (Libra). The main ritual includes taking holy dip in the Kaveri River.
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. The most famous is the Godavari Pushkaram.
The ritual of pushkaram is more popular in Andhra Pradesh.
The important places to take bath during the Kaveri Pushkaram are
Talakaveri, Bhagamandala, Kushalnagar, Srirangapatna, Mandya, Krishnarajasagara Dam, Shivanasamudra, Bannur, Narasipura, Talakadu, Mudukuthore, Muthathi, Kanakapura in Karnataka
Mettur, Bhavani – Thirunana, Pallipalayam, Erode, Kodumudi, Velur, Srirangam, Thiruvaiyaru, Thanjavur, Swamimalai, Kumbakonam, Mayavaram and Poompuhar in Tamil Nadu