Kumbh Mela is the largest occasion or fair in India which goes for at least two months or 45 days. Every year most holy cities of India hold Kumbh Mela in which millions and millions of devotees come to take bath in holy river Ganges and Godavari. Every year Hindu pilgrim come here to take bath in holy river with a strong feel and concept that there past sins will wash away. Kumbh Mela is the largest fair in India, in which millions and millions of people up near the bank of Holy River, and it is generally celebrated during winters.
Kumbh Mela 2019, will held in Allahabad. It will be Ardh Kumbh Mela. Allahabad is the holiest city of India, it is said in epic that Brahma, lord of creator, first built Allahabad as his base to create world. Allahabad was earlier known as Prayag. Sangam, meeting point of many major rivers is in Allahabad.
Venue and date of Kumbh Mela is decided by astrologers of India, after watching the position of major stars; Sun, Moon and Jupiter. A lot of security measure is taken during this Mela, to avoid any kind of unsocial activity. Kumbh Mela is of many categories, it is arranged after 3 years, 6 years, 12 years, and 144 years. These are named as Ardh Kumbh Mela, Purana Kumbh Mela. Major venues of these Kumbh Mela are Allahabad, Haridwar, Nasik, and Ujjain.
Auspicious bathing dates for 2019 Kumbhmela, Allahabad
|27th Jan 2019||Paush Purnima|
|06th Feb 2019||Ekadashi Snan|
|10th Feb 2019||Mauni Amavasya Snan|
|15th Feb 2019||Basant Panchami Snan|
|17th Feb 2019||Rath Saptami Snan|
|18th Feb 2019||Bhisma Ekadashi Snan|
|25th Feb 2019||Maghi Purnima Snan|
The proposed venue of Kumbh Mela 2013 is to be Allahabad, according to position of Sun, Moon and Jupiter. This time the celebration of Kumbh Mela in Allahabad is declared as Purana Kumbh Mela. Purana Kumbh Mela is celebrated after 12 years. It is expected that more than 10 million people will gather up to take holy bath in river Ganga, to wash away past sins.
By Air: – Allahabad is served by the Allahabad Airport (Bamrauli Air Force Base) and is linked to Delhi.
By Train: – Allahabad is served by the Allahabad Airport (Bamrauli Air Force Base) and is linked to Delhi.
By Road: – NH2 runs through the middle of the city. NH96 connects to NH28 at Faizabad. Another is NH27 which starts from Allahabad and ends at Mangawan in Madhya Pradesh connecting to NH7. There are other state highways that link Allahabad to all other parts of the country.
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