Pushkara Dana (Charity) During this Krishna Pushkaralu 2016 - During Pushkara period Snana, Shraaddha and Dana are considered to be highly meritorious that gives eternal results. This charity (Dana) can be given to Brahmins in the form of Dasa Dana (10 in number) or Shodasa Dana (16 in number). I personally suggest you to kindly do give your offerings or do charity for the people who are in need which meets the true motives and gives an inner peace to your soul. Some of the charities prescribed are as follows.
Anna Dana, Gold, Silver, Bhoo-Dana, Rice, Ghee, Jaggery, Honey, Grandha (sacred text), Vasthra, Paada Raksha (Chappals), Umbrella, Hand Stick, Fan, Sayya (Bedding), Phala (Fruits), Bell (Ghanta), Paathra (brass/silver vessel), Asana (Mat), Nava Dhanya, Milk, Cow, Salagrama, Pinda Daana.
Krishna Pushkaram is a very big river based festival in AP & Telangana participated by lakhs of people including foreign tourists and is performed across the path of the krishna river. Since time immemorial Hindus consider rivers as Divine and river worship in the form of Pushkaram is performed to make the mankind realize the significance of water the life sustaining force. It is our ardent duty to respect and follow the traditions and culture pioneered by our elders with a great foresight and Pushkaram is one such sacred Hindu sampradaya that has descended from Sages which is highly auspicious and meritorious.
During Pushkara period Offerings (or) Charities are considered to be highly meritorious that gives eternal results. According to the mythology, following are the offerings:
|Pushkara Dana During this Krishna Pushkaralu|
|1st day||Gold, Silver, Food grains and Land can be Donate.|
|2nd day||Clothing, Salt and Diamonds can be Donate.|
|3rd day||Jaggery, Asvasakha and Fruits can be Donate.|
|4th day||Ghee, Oil, Milk and Honey can be Donate.|
|5th day||Rice, Shakatamu, Vrushabhamu and Plough can be Donate.|
|6th day||Medicine, Camphor, Red wood and Musk can be Donate.|
|7th day||Household and bed can be Donate.|
|8th day||Red wood, Esculent and Floral pariah can be Donate.|
|9th day||Embryo, Manials, Virgo and Blanked can be Donate.|
|10th day||Vegetables, Salagrama, and Books can be Donate.|
|11th day||Elephant can be Donate.|
|12th day||Sesame can be Donate.|