Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019 Bathing Dates - Most significant ritual
One of the rituals of Kumbh Mela is bathing, which is the most significant ritual performed at Kumbh. Millions of pilgrims take part in the Kumbh bathing ritual at the Triveni Sangam. Performing this sacred ceremony is in accordance with the belief that by diving oneself in the holy waters, one is purged of all their sins, release themselves and their ancestors from the cycle of rebirth and ultimate achievement of Moksha. Along with the bathing ritual, the pilgrims also worship on the banks of the holy river and participate in consultation from various sadhus and saints.
This day marks the entry of Sun in its next astronomical position as per the Hindu calendar.
15 Jan 2019, Sangam Prayagraj, Full Day
Paush Poornima is the 15th day in the month of Shukla Paksh of the Hindu calendar month Paush
21 Jan 2019, Sangam Prayagraj, Full Day
It is the most favorable for bathing in the holy river
4 Feb 2019, Sangam Prayagraj, Full Day
This day is indicative of the changing of seasons and marks the arrival of Goddess of Knowledge Saraswati as per Hindu Mythology
10 Feb 2019, Sangam Prayagraj, Full Day
This day is known for its association with the worship of Guru Brahaspati and the belief that Hindu god Gandharva travels from the heavens to Sangam
19 Feb 2019, Sangam Prayagraj, Full Day
This day is symbolic of the last holy bath of the Kalpvasis and is directly related to Lord Mahadev.
4 Mar 2019, Sangam Prayagraj, Full Day