There’s a fascinating story behind the foundation of the large religious and spiritual event known as Kumbh mela. Legend has it that throughout a war between your demigods and devils for that having the elixir of eternal existence, a couple of drops from it fell in four locations that are today referred to as Allahabad (Prayag), Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nasik. It’s thought the drops gave mystical forces to those places and bathing there on auspicious dates would be to gain “an eternal existence free from sins”. This is actually the promise which comes that come with the magnificent event of Maha Kumbh.bh.
The standard Kumbh Mela is held every three years, the Ardh (half) Kumbh Mela is held every six years at Haridwar and Allahabad as the Purna (complete) Kumbh Mela happens every twelve years at four places – Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nasik, according to planetary actions. The big event is locked in Allahabad when Jupiter is within Aries or Taurus and Sun and Moon have been in Capricorn throughout the Hindu month of Magha (The month of january-Feb). The Maha Kumbh Mela is well known at Allahabad after 144 years (after 12 ‘Purna Kumbh Melas’).
In 2001 once the Maha Kumbh Mela was last locked in Allahabad nearly 60 million bathed at Sangam, the confluence from the three sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. 12 years later waiting for is finally over because the Maha Kumbh is once more to where it goes Allahabad. And also the Mela that’s held here is regarded as the biggest and holiest of all of the four locations and it is thought to become probably the most auspicious. Allahabad is among the most sacred metropolitan areas in India the wholesomeness laying in the fact that after allowing the world, Brahma, the truly amazing creator offered his first sacrifice only at that place as well as due to the key position it holds based on the Hindu scriptures for having the holy confluence, referred to as Triveni Sangam, from the three sacred rivers asia – Ganga, Yamuna, and also the mythical Saraswati.
The key dates of Maha Kumbh Mela 2013:
27th The month of january (Sunday) – Paush Purnima
sixth Feb (Wednesday) – Ekadashi Snan
tenth Feb (Sunday) – Mauni Amavasya Snan (Primary Bathing Day)
15th Feb (Friday) – Basant Panchami Snan
17th Feb (Sunday) – Rath Saptami Snan
18th Feb (Monday) – Bhisma Ashtami Snan
25th Feb (Monday) – Maghi Purnima Snan
Countless enthusiasts, of all the corner around the globe, arrived at Allahabad to get familiar with this mega event. So you should prebook your trip to Allahabad for Maha Kumbh Mela 2013.
Shine Gold Tours India is arranging appointments with Allahabad for that pilgrimage. Visit and then click Spiritual Tour for booking, visits might be stand-alone or coupled with other tours in India.