Kumbh Mela- Uplifting the Spiritual Faith
Kumbh Mela is the largest gathering of people for an auspicious occasion. Celebrated four times after every 12 years, this Mela is the site of observance revolving between four pilgrimage sites on four sacred rivers. These include Ujjain on the Shipra River, Haridwar on the Ganges River, Nasik on the Godavari River and Allahabad on the convergence of the Ganges, Yamuna and the Saraswati.This ancient north India festival is a fusion of mystical minds.
This most famous religious fair is held in every 12 years. The venue of conducting Kumbh Mela totally depends on the particular zodiacal position of the Moon, Sun and Jupiter. The place meeting the astronomical criterion is opted as the site for this grand traditional event.
Millions of people from across the world especially came forward to take a holy dip in the water of river Ganga. It is believed that taking a dip in this sacred river washes away all past sins and evils from one's life.
Rituals of Kumbh
Kumbh Mela is the largest human gathering that encompasses many rituals and activities. The most sacred ghat in Haridwar, Har ki Pauri gets jam-packed with devotees throughout the Mela. The saints, devotees, priests and sadhus perform many rituals during the event. The position of planets during Kumbh Mela is considered as the best for both concentration and meditation from spiritual point of view.
The Ganga Aarti ceremony is another ritual during the Mela, which is known as very uplifting. After the 'Aarti', the pilgrims float earthen lamps in the water.
A number of religious activities take place during the Kumbh Mela. These include devotional singing and spiritual assemblies and mass feeding of holy men, women and poor. Another highlight is that Spiritual doctrines are also debated in the religious discussions during the event.
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