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WHAT IS MAHA KUMBH?


The Maha Kumbh Mela, considered the largest public gathering in the world, has its origin in the Hindu mythology. The term 'kumbh' is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning 'pitcher', and it also refers to the zodiac sign of Aquarius. The word 'mela' means gathering. The Kumbh Mela reaches its culmination in the first week of March, which also marks the occasion of Maha Shivratri, the last of the six dates for the 'Shahi Snan'. Read More..

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