Kumbh Mela 2013 or Allahabad Maha Kumbh in 2013 will be held at Allahabad (Prayag Sangam). It is the Purna Kumbh Mela held once in 12 years. In 2013, it is the turn of Allahabad to host the largest religious congregation in the world.
The city of Prayag is situated at Triveni Sangam, the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati River.
Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 starts on 27 January and ends on 25 February. The main and important bathing date is 10 February.
Important bathing dates in Allahabad Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
14 January 2013: Makar Sankranti Snan – Shahi Snan (Royal bathing)
27 January 2013: Paush Purnima Snan
6 February 2013: Ekadashi snan
10 February 2013: Mauni Amavasya snan – Shahi Snan (Royal bathing)
15 February 2013: Basant Panchami snan – Shahi Snan (Royal bathing)
17 February 2013: Rath Saptami snan
18 February 2013: Bhishma Ekadasi snan
25 February 2013: Maghi Purnima Snan
10 March 2013: Maha Shivaratri Snan