Haridwar (Hardwar) is located on the foothills of Shivaliks of Himalayan Range. In ancient scriptures Haridwar was also known as Tapovan, Mayapuri, Gangadwar and Mokshadwar. It is one of the most sacred seven cities of India. Haridwar have enormous religious significance and a key pilgrimage town for the Hindus. So, this time let your heart soak in all the spirituality to the holy land of Haridwar in Ardh Kumbh Mela of 2016. During 2004 Ardh Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, more than 10 millions devotees gathered at the site. Saints, priests, and yogis from all corners of India, gathered to participate in Kumbh.
Haridwar is considered very holy, due to the fact that Ganga enter plains from mountains here itself. Last time Haridwar Maha Kumbh was happened in 2010. According to astrologers, the 'Kumbh Fair' takes place when the planet Jupiter enters Aquarius and the Sun enters Aries. Kumbha (Kumbha means pot) Mela (means fair) is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage. This time Ardh Kumbh Mela will be held in Haridwar which occurs in every six years.
Dates of Ardh Kumbha Mela, Haridwar (Hardwar) 2016 - January 14 to April 22, 2016.
|Dates||Events on this Day|
|14th January||Makar Sankranti|
|12th February||Vasant Panchami|
|22nd February||Magh Purnima|
|7th April||Chaitra Amavasya|
|8th April||Chaitra Shukla Pratipada|
|14th April||Mesha Sankranti|
|15th April||Ram Navami|
|22nd April||Chaitra shukla Purnima|
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