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Kumbh Mela 2021

Must Know Facts About Kumbh Mela 2021.

India is the equivalent of dynamic culture and vibrant festivals. We celebrate all Occasions in India with great enthusiasm, huge excitement & a joyful manner. For some of us, it is an occasion to celebrate and seek blessings of the almighty for a good future.

The Occasion of Kumbh Mela in India is probably the biggest act of faith celebrated among Hindus. It is commended at regular intervals determined by planetary positions at any given place once in twelve years. The festival is always organized on the banks of The Ganges - a holy river in Haridwar, In Allahabad (at the confluence of the Ganges & the Yamuna), In Nashik (at the Godavari), and the Ujjain (at Shipra). Talk to astrologer about every fact behind kumbh mela 2021

People take Holi dips on these auspicious rivers to wash their previous sins. The Kumbh Mela (Fair) is the biggest gathering on the earth as millions of millions of devotees not only from India but almost every corner of the world and this festival is referred to as one of the largest peaceful gatherings in the world.

Kumbh Mela is also known as ‘Kumbha Mela’ and this one-of-a-kind festival is recognized by UNESCO, which is also part of its list of Intangible Humanity Cultural Heritage. Along with divinity, there are many other scientifically, historically, and thoughtful bases attached to this grand event. 

The upcoming Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 will be held in Haridwar from 14th January 2021 to 27th April 2021. It is the first time that the Kumbh Mela Entry pass will be issued to pilgrims for entry to the religious gathering in the history of Kumbh Mela in India, as informed by Chief Minister “Trivendra Singh Rawat”,

 

History Of Kumbh Mela

Historically, India’s Kumbh Mela finds its roots in Hindu mythology, that the story behind the Mela is when the divine beings used to live on the earth and it is said that Sage Durvasa’s criticism had to drain them and the evil presences destroyed the planet. At that point, Lord Brahma (God of Creation) prompted the Gods to produce the Amrit (nectar) of everlasting status with the assistance of Asuras (demons), where the gods and the demons fought a heavenly war and foaming the holy rivers to produce an elixir of immortality. We have best astrologers in India to give best astrological solution.

Later, Asuras came to realize that the gods have planned not to share the nectar with them and flew away with the elixir, as they pursued them for 12 days during which the four drops of nectar split at four different places (River Ganges, River Godavari, River Kshipra and River Sangam) which became the holy lands of repentance, where Kumbh Mela is being held now and pilgrims believe that by immersing oneself in these holy rivers washes away sins and unites the soul with the Almighty.

What’s more, the Kumbh Mela (fair) started in 3464 BC & it is a tradition existing more than 1000 years before Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro culture and the ‘Kumbh-Mela’ has got mentioned in the book of Chinese traveler Hiuen Tsang, as he mentioned about Hindu fair (Mela) at Prayag (now Prayagraj) in the kingdom of legendary emperor Harshvardhan in his ‘Bharat Yatra’ journey description undergone in 629 BC.

 

Significance Of Kumbh Mela

As the sun rises on the verge of the holy Sangam, bare feet make their way towards the shining river glaring in the morning sun. During the day fog clears, the view of saffron-clad bodies covered in ash moving in unison with a prayer on their lips and devotion in their hearts reveals itself. As the people move closer to the river, you can feel the hair on the back of your neck stand up and your heart surrenders in devotion. 

The Kumbh Mela is generally significant and the ‘Kumbh’ actually means 

‘Amrit’ (nectar). At each Kumbh occasion, millions of Holy people, clerics, and yogis from all edges of India accumulated to take part in this festival and the Mela (fair) attract Akharas, Spiritual saints, and Naga Sadhus, etc.

Large columns gather around the banks of the river as pilgrims immerse themselves in water and anyone who bathes in it will attain salvation. Other activities include devotional singing, religious discussions, mass feeding of holy men, and prayers to Lord Shiva (the destroyer).

This year 2021, Haridwar Kumbh Mela is scheduled to be organized on the bank of Holi River ‘Ganga’. However in the upcoming Kumbh 2021 approx. 150 Million are expected to participate and due to this, the fairground turns into Mini India during this period.

This Festival is known as the ‘Holiest Day in History’, this Mela attracts a huge number of tourists from all corners of the world. The Kumbh Mela (Fair) is not just a platform for religious activities but also provide an excellent opportunity to study thoughts on Astrology, Yoga, Meditation, Hindu rituals and perfect exhibition of India’s rich culture & the grand Hindu Sanatan Dharma which offers a unique experience for a lifetime to each & every participant in this world largest festival.

This Mela (fair) provides special commercial activity lost for 40-50 days with a population of millions and looks like a temporary city. Interestingly there is almost every facility available in Kumbh city like Bank, Hospital, Market, Food points, entertainment options, etc., and from previous Kumbh Mela’s, there is considerable business activities has been witnessed including FMCG companies, Book launch, Product launch, Retail shops, Surveys, Awareness programs, etc.

However, Uttarakhand Police is getting information from the UP Police team to execute Kumbh Mela 2021 successfully and the state police are seeking help in terms of crowd management and traffic management. As they will be trying hard to perform the event smoothly.

The dates of Holy Snan during Kumbh 2021:

  • 14th January, 2021- Makar Sankranti (Snan)
  • 11th February, 2021- Mauni Amavasya (Snan)
  • 16th February, 2021- Basant Panchami (Snan)
  • 27th February, 2021- Magh Poornima (Snan)
  • 11th March, 2021- Maha Shivratri (Shahi Snan)
  • 12th April, 2021- Somvati Amavasya (Shahi Snan)
  • 14th April, 2021- Baisakhi (Shahi Snan)
  • 21st April, 2021- Ram Navami (Snan)
  • 27th April, 2021- Chaitra Purnima (Shahi Snan)
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