Kumbh Mela- 2013

Link to my observations on the Kumbh Mela: http://www.tripatini.com/profiles/blogs/kumbh-mela-instant-moksha

The Kumbh Mela held every 12 years on the banks of Rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati at Allahabad is supposedly the biggest religious fair on earth. Allahabad or Prayag is my home town and I grew up with the myths surrounding the three rivers.
Moksha is salvation and a dip in the sacred waters cleanses mind and body.










  12 comments for “Kumbh Mela- 2013

  1. Amy
    March 13, 2013 at 2:13 am

    Thank you for the tour, Travtrails!

  2. Our Adventure in Croatia
    March 13, 2013 at 6:11 am

    it must be such an amazing and unforgettable experience!

  3. March 13, 2013 at 6:33 am


  4. March 13, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    It’s not much I remember from my school time .. but this I remember when we read about it. Thanks for bring me there.

  5. March 15, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    Amazing photos.

  6. March 16, 2013 at 12:48 am

    Thank you

  7. March 16, 2013 at 12:49 am

    It was…thanks

  8. March 16, 2013 at 12:56 am

    “Kumbh Mela held every 12 years on the banks of Rivers Ganga” – yes, a big event, no European pope election is comparable …

  9. March 17, 2013 at 11:39 pm


  10. March 17, 2013 at 11:39 pm

    Thank you for visiting

  11. March 25, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    not easy to manage such an event … – maybe you can’t manage something like this – like a tsunami …

  12. March 30, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    I read that there re 80 million pilgrims who come to this festival. That must take quite some organising and the clearing up exercise afterwards must be on a massive scale.

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