Everyday of 12 days in Pushkaralu are auspicious for Pushkara snanam but each Nakshatra has its significant day.
As per astrologers, taking ritual bath on specific day gives a special result for the natives of a nakshatra. First chant Sankalpam and then stand opposite to flow of the river and then to the east direction to perform ritual bath.
Krishna Pushkaralu (Krishna River Pushkarams) is a festival of River Krishna which comes once in 12 years. In 2016, Krishna Pushkaralu begins on August 12 and ends on August 23.
Krishna Pushkara prarambha Muhurtham – 9.28 PM, 11 August 2016, Thursday (Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Shravana Masam)
Krishna Pushkara Antya Muhurtham – 9 PM, 23 August 2016, Tuesday.
Krishna Pushkarams were held previously in 2004.
Krishna Pushkarams begins on the occasion of Guru’s transit through 2nd Quarter of Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, Kanya Rashi (Virgo). Thus, Sarthra Trikoti Theertha Sahitha Krishna River Pushkarams begin.