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Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021

Kumbh Mela will be celebrated in Haridwar in the year 2021 and will be the biggest Mela of the decade in the whole world. People from all over the world will come and see Naga sadhus and there ceremony, which is a treat to watch. There are some special dates in which the main festival of Kumbh happens and are called Shahi Snan. We have made a table below for the proposed dates.

Maha Kumbh Festival

Main Ritual- The Naga Sadhu in the various akhara of the Kumbh Mela initiates the bathing ritual during the various snans of Kumbh Mela.

There are thirteen Akhara which participates in Kumbh Mela and their ceremony is a treat to watch. Darshan of the Naga Sadhus is an important part of the Kumbh Mela. During the festival people can visit akhada and speak to sadhus and have blissful conversations with them.

It is truly a religious festival and people can listen to kathas and participate in Kirtans, Ganga Sabha and the Uttarakhand government installs loudspeakers and plays Ganga ji aarti which can then be heard in different parts of the town and it makes a truly wonderful atmosphere.

During the festival, all the temples are worth visiting. We believe this kumbh government would lay special emphasis on yoga during Kumbh as India is yoga hub in this century.

Har Ki Pauri area as seen from Mansa Devi Mandir temple
Har Ki Pauri as seen from Mansa Devi Temple

Haridwar Maha Kumbh

Maha Kumbh Mela takes place every twelve years at one of four places: Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik. The Mela in its different forms alternates between Prayag, Nashik, Ujjain and Haridwar every third year. This time it is being held in city of Haridwar , India in the year of 2021. It is a festival for Hindus looking to wash their past sins. It is going to be the largest gathering of a kind and is considered as the world's largest congregation of religious pilgrims. The main event of the festival is ritual bathing in the banks of the river Ganga in Har Ki pauri, Brahmkund. Maha Kumbh Mela one of the worlds largest gathering, is a Hindu pilgrimage of faith.

Har Ki Pauri Brahmkund
Ganga ji aarti at Brahmkund (only 100 metres from our place)

Location of Kumbh Mela

The main attraction  of Kumbh Mela is Brahmkund, Har Ki Pauri which is only 100 metres from our place.

In Kumbh Mela there are traffic restrictions in place to enter Har Ki Pauri. We would be perfect place to stay for Kumbh Mela as we are close to Brahmkund, Har Ki Pauri, so even if there are traffic restrictions, it will not matter much.

An amazing ganga view from one of the best hotels in Haridwar near Har ki Pauri
Har Ki Pauri ( as seen from our rooms balcony)

The story

In ancient Vedic scriptures it is mentioned that the during Churning of the ocean, there was a fight between the Gods and demons for the Kumbh, a pot of Elixir (Amrit, drink of immortality), which emerged during the churning of Ocean. Gods managed to take the pot and flew away from the battlefield, then Asuras (demons) started chasing them, during the chase, some drops of Elixir (Amrit, drink of immortality) spilled from the Kumbh pot to four places/rivers, presently where Kumbh Mela is held.

The Kumbh mela is celebrated at the four places as a mark of immortality reaching mankind. Since millennia, devotees have been taking bath in Ganga, Shipra, Godavari — the Kumbh rivers — hoping to gain freedom from the clutch of death. Of these four places, one is in Haridwar, Har Ki Pauri, Uttarakhand.

Its Importance

It is of very significant importance to bathe during Kumbh mela in Har ki Pauri. We Hindus believe that those who bathe in the sacred waters during the Kumbh Mela are eternally blessed by the divine. All their sins are washed away and they come one step closer to salvation. This festival is 100's of years old.

As the Kumbh mela is of such importance, we have created special packages to stay in our Hotel, call us today and book your stay in our Hotel Teerth at Subhash Ghat, Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar India.

Proposed Kumbh Mela 2021 Bathing (Snan) Dates

SnanDateDay
Makar Sakranti14 January 2021Thursday
Basant Panchmi16 February 2021Tuesday
Magh Purnima27 February 2021Saturday
Mahashivratri (Shahi Snan)11 March 2021Thursday
Falgun Purnima28 March 2021Sunday
Somwati Amawasya (Shahi Snan)12 April 202Monday
Nav Sanvatsar13 April 2021Tuesday
Megh Sakranti (Shahi Snan)14 April 2021Wednesday
Ramnavmi21 April 2021Wednesday
Chaitra Purnamasi (Shahi Snan)27 April 2021Tuesday
Baishakh Amawasya11 May 2021Tuesday
Baishakh Purnima26 May 2021Wednesday
Above Bathing (Snan) dates are determined by planetary positions and is of significant importance if a person takes Holy bath in these dates.

Why us for Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021/2022

Have you thought about making a spiritual resolution for the coming years? It’s great to focus on physical health, but its time to focus on spiritual health. Its time for a spiritual dip at #harkipauri during Kumbh Mela. 

The world is a big place filled with natural wonders, Haridwar has Maa Ganga, lots of learning, delicious food and much more. Why not explore them all during Kumbh Mela. Yes, take out a map, mark your favorite places in Haridwar, #Uttarakhand and search for some more amazing places, make a travel plan and you will end up making the best time of your life. 

Book your next pilgrimage family time with us.

Kumbh Mela being such a important part in our Hindu culture, millions of people will come to Haridwar and will require an utmost level of comfort for stay during unimaginable huge rush.

We have wide array of budget friendly Double bed, Four Bed and Family suite rooms at banks of Subhash Ghat, Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar. Our Rooms are well Decorated with a contemporary design with amenities for a quiet and cozy stay. You can read more about us in our homepage https://hotelteerth.co.in/

Book your rooms for Kumbh Mela Haridwar in our at https://hotelteerth.co.in/book-now/ .

Haridwar Ka Mela

Life is a mela in which we meet people every day and there are several occasions/mela in Haridwar when millions of people gather for a common religious cause. In the coming year 2020 there are several occasions when one can plan to visit Haridwar. We have mentioned all the important occasions/mela for Haridwar in year 2020.

Note-the biggest mela of the decade is in 2021-Maha Kumbh Mela Haridwar.

Iconic Shiv Murti in Haridwar with Mansa Devi Mandir in the hills behind the murti
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