12 October 2018 is 1st day of Bhima Pushkarams | Thamirabarani Maha Pushkaram. 1st day’s Puja Vidhi, Procedure for Pushkara Snanam for Bhima Pushkaralu | Thamirabarani Maha Pushkaram, etc,. are given here.
Pushkara vidhi is a guide for the rituals, deeds, charity, arghya, shraddha and many other works to do during 12 days of River Pushkarams.
Bhima Pushkaralu (Bhimarathi Pushkarams) are held in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana while Thamirabarani Maha Pushkarams are held in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin districts of Tamil Nadu.
In 2018, Bhima Pushkaralu begins on 12 October, Friday and ends on 23 October, Tuesday. Read the detailed report on Bhima Pushkaralu 2018 here.. Read about Thamirabarani Maha Pushkaram 2018 here
1st day of Pushkarams – 12 October 2018, Friday
God to worship: Lord Vishnu (Sriman Narayana) & Brihaspati
Shraddha: Hiranya Shraddha
Charity: Gold, silver, land, or dhanya (grains)
On 12 October 2018, Guru (Jupiter) enters in Vrischika Rashi (Scorpio) and here are the predictions of Guru Sankramana.
In 2016, Krishna Pushkaralu were conducted. In a stampede at Rajahmundy Pushkara Ghat at 8.30 AM (14 July 2016 in Godavari Pushkaralu), more than 27 people died.