Know the Significance of Kumbh Fair : Kumbh Mela

India is such a magnificent country which is known worldwide for its unity in diversity. Being world’s biggest democratic nation, India is also known for variety of festivals, some of them have global fame, too. Kumbh Mela is also such a mega event with global reputation, which is celebrated in India every four times in a year.

Prayag (Allahabad), Ujjain, Haridwar and Nasik are four major places where Kumbh Mela (aka great Kumbh Mela) is celebrated with utmost religious reverence by devotees across the country.

Kumbh Fair

Millions of devotes across the country throng at Prayag, Ujjain, Haridwar and Nasik to witness this magnificent festival. They take a holy bath in the river which is said to bestow salvation to the devotees and absolve them off sins and sufferings. Such is the religious magnificence of Kumbh Mela that tourists from different parts of the world come to witness this grand festivity of India.

Prayag, which is confluence of Trio Rivers, namely, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati (aka Triveni Sangam) is the place where Kumbh Mela is conducted. Devotees from different parts of country throng here and perform several rituals and rites. Among various ceremonies performed there, the bathing ceremony at different Ghats of holy rivers is the most important ceremony and has utmost religious reverence among devotees.