Allahabad Kumbh Mela
Purna Kumbh Mela in Allahabad 2013
According to astrologers, the 'Kumbh Fair' takes place when the planet Jupiter enters Aquarius and the Sun enters Aries. Kumbh (Kumbha means pot) Mela (means fair) is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage. In 2013 from 14th January the Purna Kumbh Mela will be held on Allahabad which occurs after every 12th years.
Dates of Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad 2013
Allahabad is located in the southern part of the Uttar Pradesh at the confluence of two major rivers of India - The Ganges and River Yamuna. How to reach Allahabad.
The Prayag (Allahabad) Kumbh Mela is the largest and holiest of all melas and is believed to be the most auspicious. On important bathing dates, millions of pilgrims take bath on the banks of the holy Sangam. The Purna (complete) Kumbh or Maha Kumbh, the biggest and the most auspicious fair, which falls once every 12 years in Allahabad. Ardha Kumbh Mela is held every 6th year and the Magh Mela is the annual version of the Kumbh. The main bathing days are known as 'Shahi Snans' or 'Royal Bathing Days'.
Historical and Mythological Importance of Allahabad
Climate in Allahabad during Kumbh Mela
Allahabad features the typical version of a humid subtropical climate that is common to cities in north-central India. During Kumbh Mela 2013 it will winter season.
The winter season lasts from December to March. Temperatures rarely drop to the freezing point. Maximum temperatures are around 22 °C (72 °F) and minimum around 10 °C (50 °F).
Official Government website for Allahabad Kumbh Mela: http://www.kumbhmelaallahabad.gov.in
Disclaimer: This website is niether the official website of Kumbh Mela nor it represent the Kumbh Mela Administration in any way. It is only for the information purpose, visitors are requested to confirm the Kumbh Fair dates and accurate updates and information on India Kumbh Mela 2013 from Kumbh Mela Committee. Please book your Kumbh Mela Yatra Tour, hotel and travel packages in advance. Naga Sadhus : Naga Baba : Kumbh Mela Packages : Kumbh Mela Fixed Departure Tours : Book Kumbh Mela Tour Package
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