Krishna Pushkara Ghats

Krishna Pushkara Ghats

Krishna Pushkaralu is a festival of River Krishna which normally occurs once in every 12 years and is celebrated with much glory. The Pushkaram is observed for a period of 12 days from the time of entry of Jupiter into Virgo (Kanya rasi).

Pushkaram is an Indian festival dedicated to worshiping of rivers. It is also known as Pushkaralu in Telugu. In Telugu-speaking states, Pushkaralu is celebrated across Godavari, Krishna, Pranhita, and Penna rivers.

Krishna Pushkara Ghats in Vijayawada:

Pushkara Ghat

Durga Ghat

Padmavathi Ghat

Metla Bazar

ithanagaram Ghat

Punnami Ghat

Siva Kshetram

Krishna Pushkara Ghats In Kurnool District:

Patala Ganga (Srisailam)

Sangameswaram

Mahaboobnagar District Krishna Pushkaralu places are: Jurala, Beechupalli, Rangapur, Alampur, Nadi Agraharam, Chintarevula, Nandimalla (Narayanpet), Krishna, Pasupula and Panchadev Padu (Maktal), Chellepad (Weepanagandla), Jataprole (Weepanagandla), Somasila (Kollapur), Malleswaram, Manchalakatta and Lingala.

Nalgonda District Krishna Pushkaralu places are: Nagarjunasagar, Wadapally in Damaracharla mandal, Mattapally and , apart from 5 places of Mellacheruvu mandal, Utlapally in Peddavura mandal, Adavidevulapally in Damaracharla, Mahankaligudem in Nereducharla are locations.

 List of Pushkar Ghats in Vijayawada

NAME OF GHAT LOCATION
Durga Ghat Durga Temple, Ravi Chettu Center
Pushkara Ghat VMC Office, PNBS( pandit Nehru bus station)
Padmavathi Ghat PNBS
Metla Bazar Bandar Locks
Sithanagaram Ghat PNBS, Sithanagaram
Punnami Ghat Hotel Punnami, Kummaripalem Center
Siva Kshetram Mandadam Center

Maharashtra State

Narsobachi Wadi temple is situated in Kolhapur district on the banks of river Krishna and Panchaganga.
There is one “Hemadpanthi” type Temple of Lord Shiva situated in the village Bavdhan on the bank of krishna river.
The Kopeshwar Mandir is an ancient & artistic temple situated on the bank of Krishna in Kolhapur district near Kurundwad.
The Ganapati temple situated on banks of river Krishna at Sangli is most beautiful temple in south Maharashtra.
At the confluence of the rivers Krishna and Warana at Haripur, there is a small town near Sangli. A temple is situated on the banks of these two rivers.
Shree Kshetra Audumber of Shri Nrisimha Saraswati temple is in Tasgaon Taluk of Sangli on the bank of River Krishna.

Karnataka State:

Shree Veerbhadra temple is situated on the holy banks of holy river Krishna in Chikodi Taluk of Belgaum district. Savadi Venu Gopal Temple aka Gopalkrishna Temple is perhaps the oldest temple in Athani Taluka situated on the bank of Krishna River at Savadi.
Sri Sangameshwara temple is located at Kudalasangama is present in Bagalkot district, on the river bank where rivers Krishna and Malaprabha merge.
Shripad Shrivallabh temple is situated at Kuravpur on the banks of River Krishna
Andhra Pradesh:

Kanaka Durga Temple of Goddess Durga is situated at Indrakeeladri hill on the banks of River Krishna.
Bhramaramba Mallikarjunaswamy Temple is another important landmark in Srisailam, which is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. The temple is perched atop a hill on the south bank of the Krishna.
There is one Amareswara temple in Amaravati in Sattenapalli taluk of Guntur district, which is situated near the river Krishna.

Places to visit during Krishna Pushkaralu 

Vijayawada – Kanaka Durga Temple
Gokarna – Mahabaleshwar Temple
Amaravathi – Amareswara temple
Srisailam – Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple
Mantralayam – Sri Guru Raghavendra Temple
Haripur – Sangameshwar Shiva temple
Hamsaladeevi – Venugopalaswamy temple
Nagarjuna sagar – Ethipothala waterfalls
Mahaboobnagar – Jurala Project
Vedadri – Lord Laxmi Narasimha