Significant Days during Kumbh Mela

Significant Days during Kumbh Mela are Makar Sankranti, Paush Purnima, Mauni Amavasya Snan, Basant Panchami Snan, Eath Saptami Snan, Bhishma Ekadasi Snan.
Created On: Jan 19, 2013 12:45 IST
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Significant Days during Kumbh Mela

Makar Sankranti
It is believed that those who take a holy bath in the rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri acquire pious credits. The holy bath holds a special significance this day.

Paush Purnima

This is a very auspicious day for all the devotees. It is the full moon day in the Hindu month of Paush.  Thousands of pilgrims arrive at the Kumbh Mela by this time.

Mauni Amavasya Snan

According to the scriptures, this is the day when the Manu rishi appeared millions of years ago and marked the creation of the universe. A vow of complete silence is observed on this day known as Maun Vrat. 

Basant Panchami Snan

This day is the beginning of Spring in the Northern parts of India. 

Rath Saptami Snan
Rath Saptami festival is observed on the seventh day of Shukla Paksha in the Magh Month as per the traditional Hindu calendar.

Bhishma Ekadasi Snan

On this day, the greatness of Lord Krishna was narrated to Yudhishtira by Bhishma Pitamah of Kuru dynasty who was considered to be the most powerful and wisest person of that time.
Significant Days during Kumbh Mela

 

Makar Sankranti

It is believed that those who take a holy bath in the rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri acquire pious credits. The holy bath holds a special significance this day.

 

Paush Purnima

 

This is a very auspicious day for all the devotees. It is the full moon day in the Hindu month of Paush.  Thousands of pilgrims arrive at the Kumbh Mela by this time.

 

Mauni Amavasya Snan

 

According to the scriptures, this is the day when the Manu rishi appeared millions of years ago and marked the creation of the universe. A vow of complete silence is observed on this day known as Maun Vrat. 

 

Basant Panchami Snan

 

This day is the beginning of Spring in the Northern parts of India. 

 

Rath Saptami Snan

 

Rath Saptami festival is observed on the seventh day of Shukla Paksha in the Magh Month as per the traditional Hindu calendar.

 

Bhishma Ekadasi Snan

 

On this day, the greatness of Lord Krishna was narrated to Yudhishtira by Bhishma Pitamah of Kuru dynasty who was considered to be the most powerful and wisest person of that time.


 

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