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15 Amazing Facts About The Ujjain Kumbh Mela

15 Amazing Facts About The Ujjain Kumbh Mela

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  1. Amazing Facts About the Ujjain Kumbh Mela

  2. Ujjain Kumbh Mela is known to be the largest human gathering on Earth. It is one of the most sacred festivals which is celebrated by people from all religions, castes and creeds. No matter where the person is from, Kumbh Mela is attended by everyone. Source:

  3. While the Ujjain Kumbh Mela 2028 still has 8 years to go, people are waiting for the same with bated breath. So, as you wait for the colossal event, we present to you 15 facts about the event that will leave you speechless, for sure. Here we go! Source:

  4. Kumbh Mela is considered to be important in the Hindu religion as it is believed that the pilgrims who take a dip in the holy waters during this mela, they get liberated from the incarnation cycle, also known as Moksha. Source:

  5. Do you ever wonder why the Ujjain Kumbh takes place every 12 years? That is because, as per the legend, one single day and night of the heaven make for 1 human year, and since the epic battle between the gods and the demons continued for 12 days and nights, this event is celebrated every 12 years. Source:

  6. Among the countless number of people who attend the Kumbh Mela, there also are different types of hermits like – the Kalpvasis (sadhus who take bath three times a day), Shirshasins (another type of saints who keep standing 24-hours a day and meditate standing on their heads for hours), Parivrajakas (who never speak), Urdhwavahurs (sadhus who put their body through intense austerities), and Nagas (who never wear clothes). Source:

  7. Although nobody knows as to when was the first time the Kumbh Mela was organized, but the first evidence of it came from Xuanzang or Hiuen Tsang’s accounts. For the unversed, he was a traveler based out of China, who came to India between 629 and 645 A.D., when King Harshavardhana was ruling the country. Kumbh Mela takes place every 3 years on a rotational basis in Ujjain, Haridwar, Nashik, and Allahabad, which are considered to be the holy cities of India. Source:

  8. The Ujjain Kumbh Mela is one mammoth of an event that is witnessed by nearly 80-100 million people from across the globe. Known as the biggest spiritual fair, the Ujjain Kumbh Mela is listed at the major gathering in the world of humanity. The dates of the mela are decided according to the Moon, Sun and Jupiter's zodiac positioning. It is said that, during the Kumbh Mela, the water of the holy rivers turns into an elixir. Source:

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