Thamirabarani Maha Pushkaram 2018 Ghats

Thamirabarani Maha Pushkaram 2018 Ghats / Places

The much talk about Thamirabarani Pushkaram is tace this year after 12 years. Pushkaram is the Indian festival in which people take the Holy dip in the Rivers across the country. It is celebrated whenever Jupiter transits from one Zodiac Sign to another, every year. The Pushkaram takes place 12 major holy rivers corresponding to 12c Hindu Zodiac Signs.

And this year the Thamirabarani Pushkaram that held in October 2018 is Maha Pushkaram as all the Zodiac Signs are aligned. This is happening after 144 years. And at the same time, Pushkaram will be held at Bhima River in Telangana. Lakhs of devotees will come this year. And this would be much more on Pooja Holidays that are from 18 October 2018 to 21 October 2018.

Thamirabarani is a Holy River for Vrushchika( Scorpio) Rashi. It is referred to as ‘Porunai’ in Sangam Literature. It flows for 81 km from Podhigai Hills and ends at Gulf of Mannar. It has a lot of Spiritual significance and Pushkaram makes it more auspicious. Thamirabarani took avatar from Podhigai Hills in Vaikasi Vishagam. Thamirabarani is also one of the clean rivers across the country.

This year it is claimed that arrangements have been made at around 30 places for safe conduct. Devotees will be facilitated by 149 Ghats to take the Holy dip in. 18 places in Tirunelveli and 6 places in Thoothukudi district have been identified safe for devotees. Ghats located at the bank of Thamirabarani River will be renovated. The government will provide funds for Renovation.

Thamirabarani Maha Pushkaram 2018 Ghats

Spots across the river are identified at places and ghats are

  • Papanasam
  • Mukkudal
  • Thaipoosa Mandapam
  • Kurukuthurai Murugan
  • Kurukuturai
  • Nellaiyapar

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