Kumbh Mela 2019 – The Largest Confluence of Spiritual Seekers
If you want to capture the vibrancy of Indian culture in all its glory, attending Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Allahabad is one thing you should never miss while traveling to this land of diverse traditions. It is the most awaited religious event that imbibes the essence of Hindu religion. Devotees from all over India gather to be a part of this grand event to take holy bath in rivers which are hailed as the elixir of immortality.
This festival is celebrated every twelve years in rotation at the banks of one of the four rivers; Ganges in Haridwar, Godavari in Nasik, Shipra in Ujjain and Sangam in Allahabad which is the confluence of three rivers. Kumbh Mela 2019 will be held at Allahabad on the banks of Triveni Sangam, thus presenting an ideal opportunity for both foreign and local tourists to savor the true essence of Hindu culture.
Taking a dip in the river on specific days in the Hindu calendar is said to bring good fortune as it cleanses a person from the sins committed in present or past lives. This belief is rooted in Hindu mythology which states that drops of elixir of immortality which Lord Vishnu was carrying fell in this river and made them holy.
Kumbh Mela begins on Makar Sankranti, which is considered as the holiest day for taking the holy dip. Devotees and saints from various part of India gather in groups near the banks of the river at 3 am to take the holy bath. The most important bathing dates of Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 for taking dips are Makar Sankranti, Paush Poornima, Mauni Amavasya, Basant Panchmi, Maghi Poornima and Maha Shivratri which is the concluding day of the festival.
Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 tour packages center around the most auspicious days for taking the holy baths to give the best experience to the travelers. The packages include Kumbh Mela Speacial Tour Package, Allahabad Kumbh Mela Tour, Mauni Amavasya Special tour, Basant Panchmi Special Tour and Basant Panchami and Mauni Amavasya Special Tour Package. These packages are designed to offer the best cultural experience to the tourists.
If you want to catch a glimpse of the holy festival in a short trip, Allahabad Kumbh Mela Tour Packages would be the best option. It is a 3D/4N tour which gives the tourists an opportunity to take the holy dip in the river along with a chance to see the famous buildings in Allahabad. If you want a more enriching experience of the festival, you can opt for other packages which are of 6D/7N or 11D/12N durations.
On 15th January 2019, Allahabad will transform into a holy land with saints dressed in their holy attires thronging each and every corner in Allahabad. The continuous reciting of chants and ringing of bells which amplifies the divine atmosphere during the festival offers an experience like no other to the visitors.
Apart from being a part of the festival, there are plenty of opportunities to keep the tourists occupied during their visit to Kumbh Mela. You can visit many tourist attractions in Allahabad to know more about the origin of this place like the Allahabad Fort, Asoka Pillar, Swaraj Bhawan and All Saints Cathedral.
Attending a Kumbh Mela is once in a lifetime opportunity and you should definitely not miss the 2019 Ardh Kumbh Mela which will witness a large gathering of people from all walks of life. So book a tour now with State Express Best Travel Company in India are designing itineraries based on these days.
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