Monday, January 14, 2013

Maha Kumbh: First of the Six Shahi Snans

Allahabad, January 14: The Maha Kumbh, biggest show on the earth has begun here with first of the six "Shahi Snans" on an auspicious occasion of "Makar Sankranti", where millions of devotees, ascetic and thousands of Naga Sadhus with their ash-covered bodies took a holy dip on the confluence of sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. One hundred million people expected on Maha Kumbh. However, about a million foreign tourists are expected in the Mela, whereas three crore people are expected on “Mauni Amawasya” on February 10.

Check out the great photo gallery of Maha Kumbh Mela.

The next holy bath will be on January 27 on the occasion of "Paush Purnima".

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