Godavari Pushkaralu 2015 Dates

Pushkaramu is once in a 12-year event. Godavari Pushkaralu festival is celebrated when Jupiter (guru) enters into the Simha Rashi (Leo). Jupiter stays in this jodiac sign for a year. First 12 days and last 12 days of this time is considered auspicious. According to Hindu Mythology, god Puskhar will be present in the river during these days. People believe that taking sacred bath during this time will wipe off all their sins.

Fist twelve days are known as Godavari Adi Pushkaralu. This year Jupiter (Guru graha) entering to the simha rashi on 14th July 2015 at 7.01 AM. This time is considered as the start of Godavari Adi Pushkaralu.

Here are the Godavari Pushkaralu bathing dates for the year 2015.

DatePresiding DeityDaan / Puja
14th July 2015Lord NarayanaGrains, Gold, silver
15th July 2015Lord Bhaskara (Sun)Cloths, Salt, Cow
16th July 2015Goddess MahalakshmiJaggery, Vegitables, Vehicle
17th July 2015Lord GaneshaGhee, Milk, Honey, Sesame Seeds
18th July 2015Lord Sri KrishnaGrains, Bull, Plough
19th July 2015Goddess SaraswatiMusk, Sandalwood, Karpuram
20th July 2015Goddess ParvathiHouse, Stools/chairs, Cots
21st July 2015Lord EswarFlowers, Kandamoola (Esculent roots)
22nd July 2015Lord AnanthaMattress, Bed
23rd July 2015Lord NarasimhaSalagramam
24th July 2015Lord VamanaBlankets, Yagnopaveeta
25th July 2015Lord Sri RamaShodasha Mahadana

Godavari Antya Pushkaralu 2016 Dates

The last twelve days of guru graha time in Simha rashi is also Considered auspicious and these days are called Anthya Pushkaralu. Jupiter entering to kanya rashi at 8.34 Pm On 11th August, 2016. before this, last 12 days are celebrated as antya pushkaralu.

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