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Kumbh Mela Haridwar is one of the biggest events for the Indian Hindu community. It is the command of faith that can part a river, move mountains and continue the needs that come bundled up for individual an important part of Kumbh Mela, a worshippers of millions, gathered together to be flowing from the inhuman earthly cycle of life and death and move towards a delightful realm, which discerns no suffering or pain.

It's the mythological the past of India and the sacred holy texts that join us carnal souls to an endless hope - things will be better, without the ever-forthcoming terror of them getting worse that cripples us here. "An eternal life free of sins" is assured that comes attached with the wonderful event of Kumbh Mela. It's a promise to which millions want to be bound with, and it is this promise that has made Kumbh Mela what it is at present.

About Kumbh Mela

Myth has it that in the mythological era, throughout a waging war between the gods and demons for the possession of elixir of endless life, a few drops of it had fallen on to 4 places that are at present well-known as Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nasik. It is believed that these drops gave supernatural powers to these places.

It is to make oneself gain on those powers that Kumbh Mela has been celebrated in each of the 4 places since long as one can memorize. The normal Kumbh Mela is held every 3 years, the Ardh (half) Kumbh Mela is held every 6 years at Haridwar and Allahabad (Prayag) while the Purna (complete) Kumbh mela takes place every 12 years, at 4 places Prayag (Allahabad), Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nashik, based on planetary positions. The Maha Kumbh Mela is celebrated at Prayag after 144 years (after 12 'Purna Kumbh Melas').

Depending on what movements and position of the Sun, Moon and Jupiter hold in that era in different zodiac signs, the place for Kumbh Mela is decided. When Jupiter and the sun are in the zodiac sign Leo (Singh Rashi) it is held in Trimbakeshwar, Nashik; when the sun is in Aries (Mesha Rashi) it is celebrated at Haridwar; when Jupiter is in Taurus (Vrishabha Rashi) and the sun is in Capricorn (Makar Rashi) Kumbha Mela is celebrated at Prayag and Jupiter and the sun are in Scorpio (Vrishchik Rashi) the Mela is celebrated at Ujjain. Each site's celebration dates are calculated in advance according to a special combination of zodiacal positions of Sun, Moon, and Jupiter.

The main event of the festival is ritual bathing at the banks of the river in whichever city it is being held. Other activities include religious planning, devotional singing, mass feeding of holy men and women and the poor, and religious assemblies where doctrines are debated and standardized. Kumbh Mela is the most sacred of all the pilgrimages. 1000s of holy men and women attend, and the auspiciousness of the fair is in part attributable to this. The sadhus are seen clad in saffron sheets with ashes and powder dabbed on their skin per the requirements of very old traditions. Some, called naga sanyasis, may not wear any clothes even in severe winter.

Kumbh Mela Tour Package 2021

Kumbh Mela Tour Packages provide by Haridwar Rishikesh Tourism. There are many types of Packages of Kumbh Mela Like Kumbh Mela Mauni Amavsya Bathing Tour, Kumbh Mela Somvati Amavasya Bathing Tour, kumbh mela Vasant Panchmai Bathing Tour, Maha Shivratri Bathing Tour, Makar Sankranti Bathing Tour. Read More

Haridwar Kumbh Mela Bathing Dates :

11 March 2021 Mahashivratri Shahi Snan 14 January 2021 Makar Sakranti
12 April 2021 Somwati Amavsya Shahi Snan 11 February 2021 Mauni Amavasya
14 April 2021 Mash Sankranti and Baisakhi Shahi Snan 16 February 2021 Basant Panchmi
27 April 2021 Chatra Purnima Shahi Snan 27 February 2021 Magh Purnima
- - 13 April 2021 Chatra Sukal Pratipada
- - 21 April 2021 Ram Navmi

The Famous Akhadas at Kumbh Mela Haridwar - Akharas of Hindu Sants and Sadhus in the Kumbha Mela

There are many Akhadas in Haridwar Kumbh Mela. The list of Kumbh Mela Akhadas is given below :

Niranjani Akhara : Mayapur Haridwar Uttrakhand 249401.
Juna Akhara : Maya Devi Parking, Ganga Sadan, Mayadevi Prangan, Bhairav Ghat, Near Sewa, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249401
Shri Panchayati Akhara Bada Udasin : Raj Ghat, Kankhal, Haridwar Uttrakhand 249408
Shri Panchayati Akhara Mahanirvani : Mayapur Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249408
Shri Panchayati Akhara Mahanirvani : Kankhal Mayapur, Haridwar Uttrakhand 249408
Shri Panchati Akhara Nirmala Kankhal : Sati Ghat Rd, Sati Ghat Kankhal, Haridwar Uttrakhand 249408
Naga Baba - Juna Akhara : Juna Akhara, Bhairav Ghat, Near Seva Sadan, Maya Devi Parking, Haridwar Uttarakhand 249401
Shri Panchayati Akhara Naya Udasin : Myana Mohalla Road, Kankhal Haridwar
Shri Panchayati Akhara Mahanirwani : Kankhal Haridwar Uttarakhand 249408.

Maha Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021 Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What are the Best Places to Visit in Maha Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021?

The Best Places to Visit in Maha Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021 is Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Daksh Temple, Hari Ki Pauri Ganga Ceremony. You can also visit Rishikesh & nearby places on Non-Bathing Dates.

2. What are the main Attraction in Maha Kumbh Mela Festival?

The Kumbh Mela festival’s most popular attractions are the Nagas (naked monks) Martial arts persformed on main bathing dates. Apart from these, it bears witness to the rituals performed during this time.

3. What types of Shadus / saints / Baba are there in Kumbh Mela festival?

The Nagas (naked monks), the Urdhavahuras (who expose their bodies to abject penance) and Kalpavasi (who bathe thrice a day) Shaiva Shadu (Who are the devoties of Lord Shiva) Vaishnava Shadus (Who are the devoties of Lord Vishnu) and lot more.

4. Why do People Bath in Ganges in Kumbh Mela Festival?

It is Spiritual belief in Hinduism/Sikh /Jain & some other religions also that bathing in the sacred river Ganga can cleanse all sins. As they believe during Maha Kumbh the Ganges Water becomes Nectar. So Billions of Devotees Take a holy bath in the holy Ganga River in holistic Haridwar Hari-Ki-Pauri during the Maha Kumbh Mela Festival to wash their sins.

5. What is the starting date of Kumbh Mela Haridwar in 2021?

The starting date of Kumbh Mela Haridwar in 2021 is 14 January 2021 on Makar Sakranti.

6. What are the Saahi Snan Bathing Dates? (Royal Saint & Sadhus /Naga Sadhus Bathing Dates )?

There are four Shahi Snan Dates.
First Sahi Snan Date -Thursday, March /11/ 2021 ,Mahashivratri,
Second Sahi Snan Date - Monday, April/ 12 /2021 , Somavati Amavasya,
Third Sahi Snan Date - Wednesday, April /14 /2021 ,Aries Sankranti and Vaishakhi,
Fourth Sahi Snan - Tuesday, April/ 27/2021, the full moon of Chaitra month

7. Who is Naga Sadhus or Naga Baba in Kumbh Mela?

Naga Sadhu are fully Naked Sadhus in Akharas. They leave all the metalic things in life & eat only by bagging or whatever getting from ashrams. The Naga Sadhus have the first right to take bath in Kumbh Mela. In all over India there is only 13 Akhara (Sadhu’s Ashrams) where they made Naga Sadhus. Its vere difficlut to be a Naga Sadhu. Naga Sadhu is famous for there Martial arts & to be nude all around the year. According to Mythological belief Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya started this tradition to be Naga Sadhu.

8. Where do Naga Sadhus live?

Naga Sadhu live in caves in the Himalayas, away from contact with humans civilization, and seek enlightenment and salvation there.

9. Type of Kumbh Mela?

There is 04 types of Kumbh mela festivals in India. Purna Kumbh Mela (12 Years), Ardh Kumbh Mela (06 Years), Maha Kumbh (144 Years) & Megh Kumbh (Mini Kumbh 01 Year).

10. Kumbh Mela 2021 starting and closing dates?

This year Maha Kumbh festival will start from 14 January 2021 Makar Sankranti. Ends on 27 April 2021 Ram Navami.

11. Where will Ganges ceremony or Ganga Aarti take place at Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021?

In Haridwar Kumbh Mela festival the main Ganges ceremony or Ganga Aarti will take place at Chandi Ghat and Har Ki Pauri. And all Akharas will perform Ganges ceremony at their private ghats or the ghats near to the Akhara.

12. Number of Akharas participate in Kumbh Mela?

There are four main Akhada in Kumbh Mela. Which are furthur devided in thirteen Akhadas. At present total 13 Akharas are there to participate in Maha Kumbh Mela Fesival.

13. Where will be the Sahi Snan take place in Haridwar kumbh 2021?

The Sahi snan will take place at Bhramkund Har Ki Pauri Ghat, Haridwar.

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