Maha Kumbh Mela of Allahabad :

River Ganga is known as the purest river in the history of India. It is said that taking bath in this holy river washes out all sine of human. So the Allahabad is the holy land where Ganga rivers is flown with full of its purity. Thus in India even

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world this place is known as purest and immortal.

All the doing after death of Hindus are done here for calmness of their soul. Moreover it is one of the places where pot of nectar was hid up by demigods saving to be falling in the hand of demons.

It is said that drop of nectar was fall on land here, make this place mystical. So to be immortal and rid of the sine devotees come here to take holy bath during Maha Kumbh Mela (Fair of Pot of nectar). According to the scriptures the ‘Kumbh Fair’ takes place when the planet Jupiter enters Aquarius and the Sun enters Aries, is perfect timing for taking holy bath in the river Ganga.

During this fair Allahabad is surrounded by the chanting of mantras recited by sadhus and saints. People prefer to do the “Karma – Kand” (activities after death of their elders) this time for their “Moksha”(immortality) and assuring to be in haven.

Bathing Dates for Maha Kumbh 2013 are as follows:-

Dates of Maha Kumbha Mela In Allahabad 2013

14th Jan 2013 Makar Sankranti
27th Jan 2013
Paush Purnima
06th Feb 2013
Ekadashi Snan
10th Feb 2013
Mauni Amavasya Snan
15th Feb 2013
Basant Panchami Snan
17th Feb 2013
Rath Saptami Snan
18th Feb 2013
Bhisma Ekadashi Snan
25th Feb 2013
Maghi Purnima Snan
10th Mar 2013 Maha Shivratri

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