With the inception of this auspicious grandeur- Ardh Kumbh Mela, the world comes to the dawn of humongous festiveness, a carnival of revelry and indubitably the only festival where so many people gather together at one place.
On the onset of Kumbh in Nasik this year here is some information that might come in handy. Rooted on the position of the Sun, Moon and Jupiter during that course in different zodiac signs- the location of the mela is picked. Nasik, Ujjain, Haridwar and Allahabad are the locations to host the event.
This year, the ceremonial fair will host more than 1 crore people who’d take the holy dip and preach the divine shrine. Addendum to it, an enormous budget of INR 2500 crore will be spent to ensure smooth functioning. For 58 long days, devotees will be able to shook the evils off their shoulders by taking the holy dip. This dip is said to bring good luck and prosperity in one’s life.
Important dates of the event
Nasik– Commencing in July, it will continue for a year and will end on 11th August 2016.
Furthermore, the mela will be hosted by Ujjain, Haridwar and Allahabad too in 2016. Millions of piligrims, holy men and mendicants are going to witness this prodigious event.
Fact Source- kumbhamela.net & mahakumbhyatra
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