Travel to Maha Kumbh Mela!

About Maha Kumbh Mela

India is a religious country with different religions being followed across India. People here are free to follow different religions and believe in spirituality. All the festivals of different religions are followed in India with equal enthusiasm all through the year. Amongst these, there is one festival called as Kumbh Mela which is celebrated after every 12 years. The word 'Kumbh' is a Sanskrit word, which means 'Pitcher' in english. In hindi, it is also called as Kalash. To celebrate Kumbh Mela, millions of people gather at banks of holy rivers and take bath in it. The place where Kumbh Mela is help is called as Sangam, which means confluence of holy rivers, Ganga,Yamuna, and Saraswati. The faith behind this is, that by taking a dip at this holy place on the auspicious occasion of Kumbh Mela, all sins gets washed away. Kumbh Mela Fair takes place when Jupiter enters into Aquarius and Sun enters Aries.

Allahabad is known as the city of God and it is also known as Prayag in the North Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. Prayag was Allahabad's ancient name and it is believed to be the place where Hindu god Brahma went to relax after creating the world. It is considered as the holiest fair among all the fairs. Prayagraj Maha Kumbh Mela is going to be held in 2025 in Prayagraj. Kumbh is the largest religious congregation celebrated by millions of Hindu pilgrims from all across the world. All these dates are having a unique significance. These days are determined on the basis of positions of Sun, Moon and the Planet Jupiter. The Mauni Amavasya Snaan is a day when Monks (Sadhus) take bath at holy Sangam. Purnima is considered as the day for Rituals and Rath Saptami is considered as Birthday of Surya (Sun).

Some places of interests in Allahabad are:

Sangam: It's the place where the convergence of three holy rivers takes place.

Allahabad Fort

Patalpuri Temple and Akshaya Vat

Anand Bhawan

Allahabad Museum

Allahabad High Court building

Allahabad University

Ewing Christian College

The new Yamuna bridge