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Image ID: 1499588

Caption : The Godavari pushkar ghats by night. The Godavari pushkaram is an eagerly awaited event of immense religious significance for the Hindus. About 30 million people are expected to take a holy dip during the 12-day pushkaram in the Godavari along its meandering course in Andhra Pradesh, from Kaaleswaram in Karimnagar district to Antervedi in East Godavari, where it joins the Bay of Bengal. Pilgrims believe that taking a holy dip at 12.59 p.m., the precise moment when Jupiter (Brihaspathi) enters Leo (Simha) is very auspicious. Rajahmundry town, the age-old seat of Telugu culture, literature and fine arts, and Basar, which houses a unique shrine of Goddess Saraswati, have been decked up for the occasion. The swirling Godavari, which is quite turbulent at NASIK in Maharashtra, is much subdued in downstream Telengana centres such as Dharmapuri. Further down, the river is in near spate at Bhadrachalam and Rajahmundry, endangering the prospects of a safe dip for the tens of thousands of pilgrims who have already reached the place. `Pushkarams' have a deep spiritual significance for the Hindus, who have an abiding tradition of worshipping rivers. They believe that on occasions like the pushkarams, the rivers are invested with divinity. A holy dip in the hallowed waters of the Godavari, it is believed, will enhance one's spiritual, mental and physical abilities. The star attraction at Rajahmundry is the giant-sized Sivalinga. Water from the Godavari is drawn to the lingam and the pilgrims can take bath under its showers. Photo: H. Satish.

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Photographer :H Satish
Category:
Religion and Belief
Sub-Category: RELIGION
Credit: THE HINDU

Creation Date: 2003-08-03
Image Size: 2250 x 1495 pixels
File Size: 1 MB

City : RAJAHMUNDRY
State : EAST GODAVARI/ AP
Country :INDIA

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HINDUS AND HINDUISM , PUSHKARAM , GODAVARI RIVER , BELIEF , NIGHT TIME

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