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 […]

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 […]

Green Kumbh initiative, Clean Ganga Campaign

Green Kumbh initiative an ongoing campaign for Clean Ganga River. Swami Chidanand Saraswati of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh is the force behind the Clean Ganga Campaign. According to Swami Chidanand Saraswati, the change was visible on the second ritual bathing of this Kumbh Mela. He said “During the Makar Sankranti Shahi Snan, the Ganga was littered with polythene […]

Kumbh Mela 2013 Images (Latest)

Performing Aarti Kumbh Mela 2013

Here are the images of Kumbh Mela 2013. It is being held at Allahabad. This Maha Kumbh Mela is held once in 12 years. Allahabad Prayag Sangam is the prominent Punya tirtha to host Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Mela is held only in four cities. Other three than Allahabad is Nashik, Haridwar and Ujjain. In 2013, […]

Tribute to Delhi Braveheart at Kumbh Mela

Delhi Braveheart will be saluted with a tribute at Kumbh Mela 2013, Allahabad. The parmedical student who fought with life for more than a week and died at Singapore Hospital is a braveheart woman who inspired and ignited crores of Indians in order to fight against the brutality of the society. The feature published in […]

Harvard University takes up Maha Kumbh Mela as a subject of a Case Study

Kumbha Mela at Allahabad

Now, Harvard University is taking up Maha Kumbh Mela as a subject of a case study where the students will study the logistics and economics behind the largest religious gathering in the world. Maha Kumbh Mela is being held in Allahabad for 2013 from January 14 to March 10. A team of faculty and students […]

Kumbh Mela 2021 Live Online

You can watch Kumbh Mela 2021 live online from DD Bharati and ETV Uttar Pradesh TV channels through live streaming. Haridwar Maha Kumbh Mela begins 14 January and ends on April 27, 2021. DD Bharati TV Channel will telecast Kumbh Mela 2021 live in a selected time. ETV Uttar Pradesh is being broadcasting Kumbh Mela […]

14 January 2013, Maha Kumbh Mela begins in Allahabad

Today, 14 January 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela begins in Allahabad Prayag Sangam. Purna Kumbh Mela is held once in 12 years. Kumbh Mela is the largest religious congregation in the world. This time, 2013, it is being held in Allahabad which is on the banks of Triveni Sangam, confluence of three holy rivers – Ganga, […]

Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Prayag Sangam

The Maha Kumbh Mela, also known as the Purna Kumbh Mela will be held in Allahabad from 27th January to 25th February in 2013. This is the most auspicious and biggest fair which falls once every 12 years and attended by millions of devotees every year. Allahabad as it is called now means the ‘City […]

Kumbha Mela 2013 Photo Gallery

Kumbh Mela 2013, 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 […]