Hindus are known for their passion to celebrate festivals in a grand way. Kumbh Mela Allahabad is one such festival which is rejoiced by the Hindus. The event take place in Allahabad, Hardwar, Nasik and Ujjain. It usually takes 12 years to get repeat on same location except in Allahabad and Hardwar. In Allahabad and Hardwar there is Kumbh in every 6 years also. The history of Kumbh Mela Allahabad Dates way back to when the earth used to be the staying place for the Gods. In a battle between the Gods and demons to win the nectar of immortality, some of the much sought after liquid fell on the rivers of Allahabad, Hardwar, Nasik and Ujjain.
It is believed that according to the position of astrological starts the water of those holy rivers to give away all their sins. In 2013 Allahabad Kumbh Mela gathered a crowd of 10 crore (approx.) during the Kumbh. Such is the craze for this mela. The Hindus believe that, by washing their sins off them goes one more step closer to salvation. More surprisingly, the enthusiasm of this Kumbh Mela has not only been restricted to India, but Hindus from across the globe participates in this holy gathering. Over approx. 2000 years, the mela has attracted mass crowd. The mention of Kumbh mela can be found during the reign of King Harshavardhana.
If you want to experience the holiest way to celebrate Hinduism, then Kumbh Allahabad is the right place for you. You will get the tenting accommodation with temporary washroom facilities. However, you need to be a little faster in booking of seat or else it becomes a challenge to go. So if you have already decided, then pack your bag and get going or else it will be too late.
Howrah Junction Railway Station
Howrah / Kolkata – Allahabad by Train Service and Varanasi to Kolkata by Flight.
3 Hours Before Train Time