Magh Mela is observed during Magh month and Falgun month up to nearly 45 days. In 2023, Magh Mela begins on January 6 and ends on February 5.
Magh Mela snan at Prayag Sangam in Allahabad has a great significance which attracts several millions of devotees to perform holy dip in divine confluence (Triveni Sangam) of holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati.
Magh Mela 2023 dates January & February: Magh Mela at Sangam Prayag in Allahabad:
Magh Mela starts on Paush Purnima (6 January 2023). Other auspicious bathing dates are Makar Sankranti on January 15, January 18 (Shattila Ekadashi), 21 January 2023 (Mauni Amavasya), 26 January 2023 (Basant Panchami), Achala Saptami or Rath Saptami (28 January 2023) and Maghi Purnima on 5 February 2023.
Officially though, Mela administration considers the last bathing of Maha Shivratri as the closing of the mela. The Maha Shivratri bathing shall commence on 18 February 2023.
Magh Mela’s main ritual involves taking a holy dip at Sangam on auspicious dates. The important bathing dates for the Mela are spread over a period of nearly 45 days. The first bathing day is on the occasion of Paush Purnima. Devotees believe that taking a holy dip in Sangam during the Hindu month of Magh improves life and makes it disease free.
In 2019, Magh Mela coincided with Ardh Kumbh Mela. In 2021, Magh Mela coincided with Kumbh Mela.
guru dev param pujya shri pandit deo prabhakar sastri ji daddaji ki jai ho daddaji ke charan kamal me mera matha tekte hue pranam karta hu daddashree k ashirwad se mere jeevan me nayi roshni aayi hai jai ho daddaji ki
mata ganga aur yamuna ke iss pawan dharti ko mera shat-shat pranam.jay ho ganga mayya….