The Kumbh is one of the most sacred festivals in India. As we know, India is a country of festivals and fairs and Indian have faith in Gods and Goddesses. Every time, Millions of people gather to take part in Ardh Kumbh & Maha Kumbh festivities and religious chantings.

 

Kumbh Mela Destinations in India

Kumbh Mela is held every third year at one of the four places by rotation Haridwar, Prayagraj, Nashik and Ujjain. During Kumbh festival, people take a holy bath in these rivers.

Aardh Kumbh happens every 6 years in Haridwar and Prayag(Prayagraj).

 

Kumbh Mela 2019 Dates:14 Jan to 4 March

 

Kumbh Mela 2019 Duration: 55 Days

 

15 Jan: Makar Sakranti

21 Jan: Paush Purnima

4 Feb: Mauni Amvasya

10 Feb: Basant Panchami

19 Feb: Maghi Purnima

4 Mar: Mahashivratri

 

How determine Kumbh dates

Each site’s celebration dates are calculated in advance according to a special combination of zodiacal positions of Bṛhaspati (Jupiter), Surya (the Sun) and Chandra (the Moon). source