SINHASTHA
KUMBHA MELA...
Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Maharashtra & Goa
...A colossal gathering...
...perchance innumerable HEALTH REQUIREMENTS...
Hence...
...to serve and cater to the needs of flocking pilgrims...
the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation proposes a
MAHA MEDICAL
SEVA...

SIGNIFICANCE OF KUMBHA MELA

Kumbha Mela is a mass piligrmage of faith and is considered to be the largest peaceful temporary gathering in the world. Every three years, Kumbha Mela is held by rotation in India in Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik and Ujjain. Then there are the Ardha Kumbha Melas at Haridwar and Allahabad, every six years, the Purna Kumbha Mela held only at Allahabad every 12 years. The last Kumbha Mela at Nashik in the 12-year cycle was held in 2003. As such, the ensuing Kumbha Mela will be held there during July 2015 to September 2015. It is expected that over 1 crore pilgrims would participate in the Mela. People from across the globe also visit the Mela. It is now a location for great documentaries, including National Geographic channel and other channels.

Kumbha Mela holds lot of significance to the people in India. People look up to Kumbha Mela as an event that gives them a golden opportunity to liberate themselves from the miseries and sufferings of life. It enables them to take a holy dip in the sacred water and wash away all the sins they have committed in the past. People come from different parts of the country to be a part of this sacred ceremony. All religions believe that the destiny of mankind is determined by the celestial war that goes on between good and evil. All festivals, in essence, are a celebration of the victory of good. And it is believed that the greatest blessing for the pilgrim - both the holy man and the ordinary person - is by bathing in the holy waters.

SINHASTHA KUMBHA MELA 2015 (NASHIK)

Nashik is the venue for the next Kumbha Mela 2015 which will be held on the banks of river Godavari. Kumbha Mela in Nashik happens after a period of 12 years. As per the survey conducted by the government, around over 1 crore pilgrims are expected to arrive and take holy bath in the river Godavari to cleanse their body and souls. The Kumbha Mela is scheduled from 14/7/2015 to 26/9/2015, with the Shahi Snans (holy bath).

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