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  • Ardh Kumbh Mela, A Grand Pious Festival

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In the next year, the great fest of India, Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad is going to start in 15 January 2019 and will end up by 4 March 2019. After every six years, the pious festival Kumbh Mela is celebrated as Ardh Kumbh in Allahabad and Haridwar with full energy and devotion by lots of people.

It is believed that the four piligrim places have some mystical powers with them due those few drops that fell down at time of war between the Gods and Demons for Amrit Kalash. Those sacred places are Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik.

Overview of Some Quick Facts on Allahabad Kumbh Mela 2019

Kumbh Mela facts will let you know something more about this interesting fair.

  • Prasoon Joshi has designed the logo of Kumbh Mela 2019.
  • “Chalo Kumbh Chalo-Chalo Kumbh Chalo” is the slogan for this great fair Kumbh Mela 2019. It means that “Let’s go Kumbh, Come on Kumbh.”

The position of Sun, Moon & Jupiter for Kumbh Mela in Allahabad

Every time, in Allahabad, Kumbh Mela is held depending upon the position of Sun, Moon and Jupiter. The position of these heavenly bodies is decided according to the different zodiac signs.

During the hindu month of Magh,i.e., during January and February, all these three heavenly bodies Sun, Moon and Jupiter must be in correct position in zodiac signs. When Sun and Moon are in Capricorn, and Jupiter is in Aries or Taurus, at that time duration, Kumbh Mela is held.

Thus, Hindu astrology plays a crucial role in determining the time period for Kumbh Mela.

The importance of meeting point of three rivers in Kumbh Mela Allahabad

The three rivers of Allahabad Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati has great importance. Every time when Kumbh Mela is going to held, this involves ritual bathing in the Triveni Sangam which means that the place where the three rivers meet to become one.

Some legends have their own opinion on the history of Allahabad kumbh Mela. According to them, when the Gods were protecting the pot of Amrit, the four drops were fell down at four different places. These places are considered as Tirthas (pilgrimage).The four tirthas were Prayag, Haridwar, Nashik and Ujjain. Furthermore, the people call “Sangam” as “Tirthraj” which means the king of Tirthas.

The Kumbh Mela has an extraordinary array of religious ascetics

Next Kumbh Mela at Allahabad:

In Allahabad, the next great fair of Kumbh Mela will be held in 2025 while the Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad will be from 15th of January, 2019. The last Kumbh Mela was held in the year of 2013.

The important dates of Allahabad Kumbh Mela 2019

In the next year from January 15 to March 4 of 2019, the Ardh Kumbh Mela is going to held in Allahabad. Understanding the holy power of Kumbh Mela, we are mentioning here some dates for Ardh Kumbh Mela that have great importance to all devotee. Have a look below:

Date Festival
15th January, 2019 Makar Sankranti
21st January, 2019 Paush Purnima
31st January, 2019 Ekadashi Snan
4th February,2019 Mauni Amavasya
10th February, 2019 Basant Panchmi
16th February, 2019 Ekadashi Snan
19th February, 2019 Magh Purnima
4th March, 2019 Mahashivratri

Being the largest religious gathering in the world, Kumbh Mela is such a great fair where not only Indians, but also foreign nationals come to show their devotions. It’s popularity and sacredness influence a large number of people from all over the world.

The Kumbh Yatra

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