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Kumbh Mela in Haridwar: Important Dates to Know

By February 2, 2021October 18th, 2023No Comments
Kumbh Mela in Haridwar

Kumbh Mela is not just a gathering but it one of the largest religious gathering in the world. After every 12 years, this Mela is held at holy places of Haridwar, Allahabad, Ujjain, and Nasik. Haridwar (river Ganga), Prayag (Triveni Sangam of Yamuna, Ganga, and Saraswati), Ujjain (river Kshipra), and Nasik (river Godavari) are the Kumbh Mela destinations. In 2021, the 2021 Maha Kumbh Mela will be held at Haridwar and bring millions of pilgrims to the brink of the holy Ganges at the Har ki Pauri. Read this content and find out what are the important dates of Kumbha Mela 2021.

Important dates of Kumbh Mela 2021

The auspicious Yoga of “Kumbh Mahaparva” forms in Haridwar when Jupiter enters the Aquarius sign after completing its cycle through 12 zodiac signs. It is the auspicious period when ‘Amrit Yoga’ is formed. This holy Kumbha will witness a total of 9 snan and 4 shahi snan. This year, Kumbh Mela has started on 14th January, i.e. Makar Sankranti. This mega event has started on 14 January and will continue till April 2021. Kumbha Mela also beckons zealous devotees to come together and wash their sins with a holy dip in the Ganges.

Holy verse (saloka)

“कुम्भ राशिगते जीवे यद्द्विनेशन मशगे रवौ।
हरिद्वारे कृतसंसाननं पुनरावृत्तिवर्जनम्। “

This holy verse is concerned with the astrological positions of the Kumbh Mela 2021 at Haridwar. It also states that such a cosmic occurrence sets human beings free from the cycle of birth and death who take a holy dip at Kumbh Mela in Haridwar. Check out the following crucial dates to make the most out of your Kumbh Mela 2021 visit.

Dates for four Shahi Snan

• 1st Shahi Snan- 11th March- Shivratri
• 2nd Shahi Snan- 12th April Somvati Amavasya
• 3rd Shahi Snan- 14th April- Makar Sankranti
• 4th Shahi Snan- 27th April- Baisakh Purnima

Dates for 9 Ganga Snan

• January 14, 2021- Makar Sakranti
• February 11, 2021- Mauni Amavasya
• February 16, 2021- Basant Panchami
• February 27, 2021- Magh Poornima
• March 11, 2021- Maha Shivratri
• April 12, 2021- Somvati Amamvasya
• April 14, 2021- Baisakhi
• April 21, 2021- Ram Navami
• April 27, 2021- Chaitra Purnima

Devotees remember that you should carry a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report with you when you enter Haridwar for participating in Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021. Note that the COVID report should have a test date at least 72 hours before the date of the visit. Also, use face covers or masks and carry a compulsory medical certificate. Don’t forget to maintain a distance of 6 feet from each other each time. Also, follow all guidelines and instructions shared by the Mela administration for a safe and secure Kumbh Mela.

Simply talk to online astrologers and pandits to arrange a puja in Haridwar in this ongoing Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021.

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Neeraj Kumar

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An astrology enthusiast, avid writer, and content curator who loves to see how stars predict fortune beyond this metaphysical world.

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