Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 Bathing Dates – Allahabad (Prayag)

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Purna Kumbh Mela (also known as Maha Kumbh Mela) is observed once in a 12 years. In 2013 Purna Kumbh mela would be held at Allahabad, which is also known as Prayag. This is the largest and auspicious mela celebrated in India.  Lakhs of pilgrims is expected to attend this Kumbh mela.

The important feature of the Kumbh Mela is the bathing ceremony (snan) i,e Taking a dip in a holy river. Devotees believe that, by taking bath in a scared river during Maha Kumbh mela, one can attain Moksha or salvation.

Kumbh Maha Snan (also called as main bathing day) during Kumbh Mela falls on Amavasya day. The main bathing dates for Kumbh Mela 2013 in Allahabad (Prayag) are given below:

Date DayFestival
27th January 2013SundayPaush Purnima
06th February 2013WednesdayShattila Ekadashi
10th February 2013SundayMauni Amavasya
12th February 2013TuesdayKumbha Sankranti
14th February 2013ThursdayVasant Panchami
17th February 2013SundayRatha Saptami
18th February 2013MondayBhishma Ashtami
21st February 2013ThursdayJaya Ekadashi
25th February 2013MondayMagha Purnima

List of Sani Snan Days During Kumbh Mela

Date DayFestival
14th January 2013MondayMakar Sankranti
10th February 2013SundayMauni Amavasya
14th February 2013ThursdayBasant Panchami

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