Ambubachi Mela 2021 Cancelled due to Coronavirus pandemic

There is no Ambubachi Mela in 2021 as Ambubachi Mela is cancelled due to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The famous Kamakhya temple in Guwahati will remain closed till June 30 in view of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Devalaya authorities informed in first week of June. The announcement came day after the central government announced all […]

Somvati Amavasya Shahi Snan 2021 – Haridwar Kumbh Mela Shahi Shan

Amavasya in April 2021 is Somvati Amavasya as it falls on Monday. It is the most auspicious bathing date for Kumbh Mela snan as it falls before the beginning of Hindu New Year. 12 April 2021 is the date of first Somvati Amavasya in 2021. It is even more significant as Somvati Amavasya falls during […]

Mauni Amavasya Snan at Kumbh Mela 2021 – 11 February

Ganga Aarti at Kumbh Mela 2013

Mauni Amavasya Snan is an auspicious bathing at Kumbha Mela. In 2021, Mauni Amavasya date is February 11. This time it is even more auspicious as Kumbha Mela is being celebrated at Haridwar. This Kumbh Mela is a Mahakumbh Mela which is celebrated for once in 12 years. Mauni Amavasya is Magha Amavasya as per […]

Chittaramma Jathara in Gajularamaram, Hyderabad

Chittaramma Jathara is a popular temple festival held at Gujalaramarama Temple, Hyderabad. In 2021, Chittaramma Jathara date is January 24, Sunday. Chittaramma Brahmotsavam begins on 22 January and ends on 29 January. Chittaramma Jathara is celebrated in Pushya Masam as per traditional Telugu calendar. Thousands of devotees throng the temple to offer special pujas to […]

Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 bathing dates

Here are the timetable of Haridwar Ardh Kumbh Mela 2021 bathing dates (Snan, Shahi Shan dates). Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar begins on 14 January (Makar Sankranti) and ends on 27 April with Chaitra Purnima Shahi Snan. List of Snan dates.. Shahi Snan 2021 in Kumbh Mela | Royal Bath 11 March 2021 – Mahashivaratri Shahi […]

Hiuen Tsang on Kumbh Mela

What Hiuen Tsang has written on Kumbh Mela? First written evidence of Kumbh Mela can be found in the accounts of Chinese traveler, Huan Tsang or Xuanzang (602 – 664 A.D.). Xuanzang, also known as Hsüan-tsang, born Chen Hui or Chen Yi, was Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler, and translator who described the interaction between […]

Mela Barsana | Radha Ashtami Celebrations at Barsana

Mela Barsana (Barsana Mela) is celebrated during Radhashtami, the appearance day of Radharani. In 2020, Mela Barsana dates are – August 25 & August 26. Sakhi Lalita’s birthday marks the beginning of Radhastami festivities in the Barsana area, thus the Mela Barsana. Uncha Gaon, a village near Barsana, is the birthplace of Lalita, Radharani’s best […]

Kapal Mochan Mela during Kartik Purnima – Karthik Poornima Fair

Kapal Mochan Mela is the famous religious fair held during Kartik Purnima at Bilaspur in Yamunanagar district of Haryana. It is celebrated for last four days in the month of Kartik. Kapal Mochan Mela 2020 dates – mela starts on November 26 and ends on 30 November. Kapal Mochan Mela concludes on Kartik Poornima day. […]

Kaila Devi Mela 2019 | Kaila Devi Fair in Karauli, Rajasthan

Kaila Devi Mela is a fair held at Kaila Devi Temple in Rajasthan. Located at a distance of 23 kms from Karauli town in Rajasthan, Kaila village hosts a beautiful yet powerful Goddess, named Kaila Devi. Kaila Devi Mela is held in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra Month – from 12th day of dark fortnight (Chaitra […]

Shattila Ekadashi Snan at Kumbh Mela

Shattila Ekadashi is an auspicious day for Kumbh Mela Punya Snan. In 2019, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 31, Thursday. For this year, it is even more auspicious as this Kumbh Mela is Maha Kumbh Mela which is celebrated once in 12 years at Allahabad Prayag Sangam. Daan or donations on Shattila Ekadashi is a […]

Paush Purnima Snan at Kumbh Mela 2021 – 28 January

Paush Purnima is an important bathing day at Kumbh Mela. In 2021, Kumbh Mela Paush Purnima Snan date is January 28. It marks the beginning of Kumbh Mela officially. Paush purnima also marks the beginning of Magh Mela. It is the final day of Pausha Month in North Indian Hindi calendar. On this day, auspicious […]

Akharas in Kumbh Mela | Shaiva Akhara, Vaishnav Akhara, Nirmal Akhara

Akharas in Kumbh Mela.. There are number of Akharas in Kumbh Mela. Akhara means a tented place where a group of Sadhus and Sanyasis gather to perform their meditation and other rituals. According to legends and the rituals, the ceremonial procession of the Naga Sadhus is believed to be a highly auspicious celebration. The processions […]

List of Akharas Participating in Kumbh mela 2019

Akhara, Akhada, is a Hindu organisation of different sects of Sadhus, Sanyasi, Yogis, Vairagis, etc. The history of Akhadas dates back to 2500 BC, the era of Sankaracharya, who established seven Akharas as Dasnaami, Mahanirvani, Niranjani, Atal, Avahan, Agni and Anand Akhara. As per some other legends, Akaras were set up by Gorakhnath and not Shankaracharya. […]

Kumbh Mela 2019 | Prayag Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 | Allahabad Kumbh Mela

Prayagraj Ardh Kumbh Mela, 2019 is the upcoming Ardh Kumbh Mela to be held at Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India from January to March 2019. The logo of 2019 Kumbh shows a group of Sadhus bathing in the Sangam confluence of the Ganga and the Yamuna. The Uttar Pradesh government has decreed that […]

अर्ध कुम्भ मेला २०१९ | इलाहाबाद अर्धकुम्भ मेला

अर्ध कुम्भ का सुयोग प्रयागराज इलाहाबाद जिस वर्ष माघ की अमावस्या वाले दिन वृश्चिक राशि में गुरु और मकर राशि में सूर्य चंद्र होते है, उस वर्ष तीर्थराज प्रयाग (इलाहाबाद) में अर्धकुम्भ पर्व का सुयोग बनता है | त्रिवेणी घात संगम पर स्नान दानादि का भारी महत्त्व पद्मपुराण में लिखा है | पुण्यार्जन पारित्वेन कल्पकल्पान्तरों […]

Jhaljhoolni Gyaras Mela in Charbhuja Nathji Temple, Rajasthan

Jhaljhoolni Gyaras Mela at Charbhuja Nathji Temple in Rajasthan is one of the biggest fairs of the state. In 2018, Charbhuja Jhaljhoolni Gyaras Mela date is September 20. A large fair is held in the village on Jhaljhoolni Gyaras every year. Thousands of devotees come here for worship of lord Charbhuja and get blessings from […]

Mata Chintpurni Mela 2022 | Mela Chintpurni

Mata Chintpurni Mela is a very popular Mela held at Chintpurni Mata Temple, Chintpurni village in Himachal Pradesh. In 2022, Mata Chintpurni Mela date is August 5. Shravan Ashtami is the important day in this Mela. Actually, Chintpurni Mela begins on the first day of Shravan Month (29 July 2022) (Shravan Shukla Paksha) and ends on […]

Shravani Mela 2022 | Shravani Mela in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple

Baidyanath Dham

Shravani Mela is the 30-day festival in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple of Jharkhand. In 2022, Shravani Mela begins on July 14 and ends on August 12. It is celebrated throughout Sawan mahina or Shravan month (July-August). At Sultangunj, a small village in Bihar, Shravani Mela starts. Devotees take holy water of Ganga at Sultangunj and showers […]

Medaram Jatara, a National Festival?

Days after the state government sought the national festival status for the Sammakka-Saralamma (Sarakka) Jatara to be held at Medaram in Jayashankar Bhupalpally district for four days starting from January 31, the central government seems to be considering the proposal positively. Sammakka Saralamma Jathara, also known as Medaram Sammakka Sarakka Jatara, is the largest tribal […]

Special Trains for Medaram Jathara 2018

Special Trains for Medaram Jathara 2018 from Hyderabad, Warangal, Khammam. The South Central Railway (SCR) will be running 16 special trains for passengers attending ‘Medaram Sammakka Saralamma Jatara’, between Secunderabad-Warangal-Hyderabad, Kazipet – Sirpur Kagazhnagar, Sirpur Kagazhnagar-Khammam and Sirpur Kagazhnagar – Kazipet. In order to clear extra rush of passengers in view of Medaram Sammakka Saralamma […]