Welcome Kumbh Mela Allahabad - 2019
Kumbh Mela, listed on UNESCO's (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is considered as the world’s largest gathering of pilgrims and is a very vital event for Hinduism. This is the reason that a big number of Hindus from every corner of the world arrive at the fair to bathe in the holy rivers, or a ritual meant to clean them of sin and bring pureness to their lives. The Kumbh Mela Allahabadattracts devotes in millions from all over the world.
Kumbh Mela held in four cities- 1) Nashik, 2) Allahabad, 3) Ujjain, and 4) Haridwar. The Maha Kumbh Mela Allahabad is held in every 12 years on the banks of the 'Sangam' meeting of three holy rivers- 1) The Ganga, 2) The Yamuna and 3) The Saraswati. The Kumbh Mela alternates between Nasik, Allahabad, Ujjain or Haridwar every 3 years. But, Kumbh in Allahabad (Prayag) is more critical compared to other Kumbh because it contributes to mild.
It is believed that before the creation of the world, Brahma Ji (also known as Svayambhu or self-born) did AshwameghaYagya here. Along with Brahmeshwara temple, DashwamedhGhat is now present here as a sign of the Yagya. MahaKumbh also provides special importance due to this Yagya. Maha Kumbh and Allahabad are interchangeable with one another.
Attractions near Kumbh Allahabad
This is the point where the brown water of the Ganga meets the green..
Prayag in modern-day Allahabad is believed to be the most important..
The massive fort built by Emperor Akbar in 1583 A.D. stands on..
Minto Park is situated near Saraswati Ghat. It has a stone..
Shringverpur is a must visit excursion destination around Allahabad...
All Saint’s Cathedral
All Saints Cathedral in Allahabad was built in the late 19th century ..
A walled garden that contains four important Mughal tombs built in..
The Allahabad Museum located in the Chandra Shekhar Azad Park ..
Ulta Kila is in the Jhunsi area 14 kms away from Allahabad. The Name..
The ISKCON temple of Allahabad is situated near the banks..
Hotels in Allahabad
Allahabad Kumbh Mela Bathing Dates 2019
- 15 January 2019
Makar Sankranti (Royal Bathing)
- 21 January 2019
- 31 January 2019
Paush Ekadashi Snan
- 04 February 2019
Mauni Amavasya (Royal Bathing)
- 10 February 2019
Basant Panchami (Royal Bathing)
- 12 February 2019
- 16 February 2019
Maghi Ekadashi Snan
- 19 February 2019
- 04 March 2019