Kumbha (Kumbha means pot) Mela is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage that takes place at the following four locations of India. The four places are Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik. All the places are situated on bank of holy river. This pilgrimage Hindu Festival of Kumbha Mela held four times in twelve years.

In this Kumbha Mela many of the peoples and make it the largest
pilgrimage that gathering around the world. This festival is based on a long story about thousands of year ago related to AMRIT which is found in the MILKY OCEAN. The demons take the pot and run away. For twelve days and twelve nights gods and demon fought in the sky. During the battle the amrit drops into the four places.

This Kumbha Mela is attended by millions of people on a single day. A ritual bath at a predetermined time and place is the major event of this festival Thousands of holy men, women (monks, saints, sadhus) grace the occasion by their presence. The auspiciousness of Kumbha Mela is in part attributed to the gathering of thousands of holy men – women at one place on earth and make itself fresh and good.

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Allahabad of Uttar Pradesh is the place where three holy rivers – Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet each other. the prayag is knows as a point where these three important and big holy rivers of India come and meet together. Kumbh mela at Nasik Maharashtra is also a very famous. nasik is situated on the banks of famous and holy Godavari river. Nasik is popular palace where godavari river come down.

Haridwar of Uttar Pradesh is a very holy city and it is the place from where the river Ganga enters the plains from Himalayas. Haridwar is also famous for kumbh mela or kumbh fair. Ujjain of Madhya Pradesh is a very holy city and it is situated on the banks of holy shipra river. Ujjain is also famous for many temples including mahakaleshwar temple of lord Shiva. the kumbh mela of ujjain is also having a much important place in Indian culture.

So the kumbh mela or kumbh fair of different cities like Haridwar, Prayag, Nasik and Ujjain is having a much important place in India. this kumbh mela is one of biggest mela of India where lacks of people from different places of India come to take a dip in holy rivers. they believe that by doing they can feel so comfortable and relax from the mental stress and different tensions.

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