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Pushkaram at Kaleshwaram Temple in Andhra Pradesh - Pranahita Pushkar

Pranahita Pushkaram is an important ritual that takes place at the KaleshwaramTemple 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 PranahitaRiver, GodavariRiver and the SaraswatiRiver.

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

PranahitaRiver merges with the GodavariRiver 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.

Online Course in Hinduism

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Annamalai Swami Quotes

Annamalai Swami was a disciple of Sri Ramana Maharishi.
Self-inquiry must be done continuously. It doesn't work if you regard it as a part-time activity.

You can take as much water from the ocean as you are capable of carrying, but if you don’t bother to go down to the shore with a pot you get nothing at all.

To have love towards another human being is a blessing and to have anger towards him is a curse.

All desires can cause you trouble, even spiritual ones.

The ego is just like a ghost. It has no real form of its own…identifying oneself with the body and mind results in ignorance of the Self. This is how the ego takes birth. Detaching ourselves and disengaging from the body and the mind results in the death of the ego.

Annamalai Swami