Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

The meaning of Prayagraj Kumbh is the confluence of the beautiful picturesque Triveni of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. From the royal bath of the Akhardo to the sacred gathering site, the religious mantras in the Pandals by Santo and Satyasen by the sages. The fair of the Prayagraj is quite different from the many places in comparison to the Aquarius. The person who bathe in prayagraj kumbh frees his 10 generations from the cycle of reincarnation and receives the mood. Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Tour 2019 Must Visit, India.

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Tour 2019 Must Visit, India
Prayagraj kumbh mela 2019 pic

The fair of Kumbh of Prayagraj is held for approximately 50 days at Sangam area and thousands of hectares of land nearby. This is the world’s largest temporary city. This temporary city remains full of colorful light for 50 days. this is one of the best tourist destination in India.

History Of Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela  is a one of the mass hindu pilgrims fair in which Hindus gather to bathe in a holy river. There are four Fair organized as kumbh Mela only in Prayagraj ( Allahabad ), Haridwar, Ujjain and Trimbak Nashik. The kumbh words relate to the pot.

The Ardh Kumbh Mela organizes after every 6 years between the two Purna Kumbha Melas at Prayagraj and Haridwar and the Kumbh Mela celebrated and organized at Prayagraj ( Allahabad ) is approximately 3 years after Kumbh at Haridwar and 3 years before Kumbh at Trimbak Nashik and Ujjain and The Maha kumbh only held after every 12 years.

Kumbh Mela History

According to Vikram Samvat calendar, Jyotisha and Zodiac Positions determine the exact date of Kumbh. No one know the exact starting date of festival. kumbh festival is related to bhagwan Vishnu and Samudra Manthan.

While according to several ancient texts and including the various Puranas, describing about the kumbh mela as Samudra Manthan. The samudra manthan story tells about a battle between the Gods (benevolent deities) and Devils for amrita pot. Amrita was produced During samudra manthan and placed in a pot ( Kumbh ). After that the drops of amrita dropped to four places, where Kumbh Mela is currently held.

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Tour 2019 Must Visit, India
kumbh Mela view in night

The Kumbh Mela festival is one of the worlds largest Peaceful gatherings. This is also the world’s largest congregation of religious pilgrims. There is no certain method of counting of pilgrims. therefore only the estimates method can help of the number of pilgrims.

the devotees bathing on the most auspicious day may vary. On the estimated basis 120 million people visited Maha Kumbh Mela in 2013 in Prayagraj during a two-month festival period. During Maha Kumbh Mela in 2013 in Prayagraj over 30 million devotees bathe on a single day. this festival is also the Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Kumbh Melas Types

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Tour 2019 Must Visit, India
Prayagraj kumbh mela

1. Maha Kumbh Mela

The Maha Kumbh organizes after every 12 years Purna Kumbh Melas. This maha kumbh held only in Prayagraj ( Allahabad ), Haridwar, Ujjain and Trimbak Nashik.

2. Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela celebrated at Prayagraj ( Allahabad ) is approximately 3 years after Kumbh at Haridwar and 3 years before Kumbh at Trimbak Nashik and Ujjain.

3. Ardh Kumbh Mela

The Ardh Kumbh Mela organizes after every 6 years between the two Purna Kumbha Melas at Prayagraj and Haridwar.

How To Reach Allahabad Kumbh Mela

By Road=Allahabad is well connected by road to all major city of India. Civil Line Bus Station is a major bus stand of Allahabad. You can reach directly from Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, Bodhgaya and Delhi by bus and private car. The bus stand is located outside of Allahabad Junction.

By Railway= Station is very well connected to all major city of India. 
Allahabad Junction is a main railway junctions in northern India. Station provides special tourist desk side of exit gate for foreigner tourist and devotees.

By Flight= Allahabad Airport in Bamrauli is the nearest airport of Allahabad. You can reach the airport with the help of a taxi. Allahabad airport provides Regional direct flight to all major city of india. Nearest international airport is in Lucknow and in Varanasi.

Hotel In Prayagraj

There are lots of good hotel in Prayagraj or Allahabad, but presenting following hotel based on customer feedback…

  1. Kanha Shyam Hotel= 4.1*
  2. Milan Palace Hotel= 3.9*
  3. The Legend Hotel= 4.2*
  4. Kunjpur Guest House= 4.2*
  5. Divine Palace= 4.1*
  6. Orchard one hotel= 3.9*
  7. Hotel Harsh Ananda= 3.7 and many other Hotel and Tent City in Kumbh Mela.

Restaurant In Prayagraj

There are lots of good Restaurant in Prayagraj or Allahabad, but presenting following hotel based on customer feedback…

  1. EL Chico Restaurant= 4.2*
  2. Sagar Ratna Pure Veg Restaurant= 4.1*
  3. Indian Coffee House= 4.0*
  4. The Tamarind Tree= 3.9*
  5. Haldiram Bhujiawala= 3.9*
  6. Pind Balluchi= 4.0*
  7. Eat On= 4.2*
  8. Pizza Hut= 3.9* and many other Restaurant.

Event During Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela Tour 2019 Must Visit, India
saint in kumbh Mela

There are following events you can watch during Prayagraj Kumbh in Allahabad.

Peshwai

The Peshwai is one of the major festival during Kumbh mela. This denotes the grand procession carried out to the beginning of the Kumbh Mela by welcoming people from all around the world. In this process, saints arrive from a different part of India in Kumbh along with their groups on elephants, horses and carriages with bands.

Cultural Events in Prayagraj Kumbh

During Kumbh Mela, 2019 U.P government organising 5 cultural Pandals for displaying a series of cultural events. This event is based on musical performances to traditional and folk dances on a daily basis for Kumbh visitor.

Allahabad Other Tourist Destination

Motor Boating

Laser Light Show In Kumbh

Theme Gates

Painting and many more.

Main Bathing Dates in Prayagraj Kumbh 2019

1.First Holy Bath or Pahla Shahi Snan on Makar Sakaranti on dated 15th January Tuesday 2019.

2. Push Purnima Snan on dated 21st January Monday 2019.

3. Second Holy Bath or Doosra Shahi Snan on Mauni Amavasya on dated 4th February Monday 2019.

4. Third Holy Bath or Tishra Shahi Snan on Basant Panchami on 10th February 2019.

5. The Maghi Purnima Snan on 19th February Tuesday 2019 and

6. The Maha Shivratri Snan on dated 4th March Monday 2019.

Therefore Keep in touch for more article through official Site Antitra and social media platform.

2 COMMENTS

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.