Nashik Maha Kumbh Mela 2015: Planning a Trip

How to plan a trip to a Maha Kumbh Mela in India!

Kumbh Mela Festival Nashik, India People come to bathe in the Ganges in remembrance of a divine battle that broke the holy pitcher containing the nectar of immortality.

Kumbh Mela Festival Nashik, India People come to bathe in the Ganges in remembrance of a divine battle that broke the holy pitcher containing the nectar of immortality.

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Temporary pontoon bridges across the Ganges River help to facilitate movement of some of the thirty million Hindu devotees who will take part in the Kumbh Mela Festival, Allahabad, India. Photo by Steve McCurry

Kumbh Mela   Sacred site festivals in India, called melas, are a vital part of the pilgrimage tradition of Hinduism.

Inestimable worship options of which one fair known as Maha Kumbh Mela is awaited for a long 12 years. The major places where this Maha Kumbh Mela and Ardha Maha Kumbh mela use to take place are Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik and Ujjain.

Naga Baba at Kumbh Mela

How to plan a trip to a Maha Kumbh Mela in India!

Nashik Maha Kumbh 2015 mela is coming up soon and here is a guide to help you plan a perfect trip to this amazing Hindu festival

Haridwar holds both religious and cultural significance for the Hindus. It is one of the seven holy sites in the country. Every 12 years, Haridwar hosts the Kumbh Mela. Millions of devotees, priests, monks and tourists particularly visit during this time. Bathing in the sacred Ganga waters is an important activity. It is believed that you can wash off the sins and attain moksha. The Haridwar ghats, the Brahma Kund and Har Ki Pauri are the topmost attractions

The sandhya aarati at the Ganga Ghats is a divine experience. Be a part of it and spend your holiday at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Haridwar!

Over 100 million at 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India #seatsofthegoddess

Hinduism - In up to 70 million pilgrims are estimated to have attended the 42 days of religious pilgrimage intertwined with Maha Kumbh Mela, in Prayag, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Over 100 million at 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India.

All About the Kumbh Mela in India. Largest Spiritual Gathering in the World!

Learn about India's Massive Kumbh Mela Religious Gathering

All About the Kumbh Mela in India. Largest Spiritual Gathering in the World!

Amar Bharti Baba has his right arm up for 36 yrs, Haridwar Kumbh Mela

Yes, for 36 years Amar Bharti Baba keeps his right arm up, starting the last two years in school as an act of renunciation . a real record ! He was sitting in the shade by an open fire to keep himself warm.

biscodeja-vu:    A young sadhu at Kumbh Mela pilgrimage in India.

A young sadhu garlanded heavily with marigolds at Kumbh Mela pilgrimage in India.

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Gallery of Kumbh Mela: A Temporary (But Not Instant) City for 2 Million - 2

Triveni Sangam: Celestial-CHOREOGRAPHY Terrestrial Microcosm, By measuring the ways in which both the Ganges and Jamuna rivers expand and contract over a single solar cycle

Naga Sadhu Blessings - Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India

Eric Lafforgue - Naga Sadhu Giving Blessings, Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India

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