Haridwar Kumbh Mela – 2021″
The next Kumbh Mela will be held in 2021 in Haridwar, a religious event which will be attended by millions of devotees around the world. The Kumbh Mela is held at one of the four holy pilgrimage destinations, Haridwar, Nashik, Allahabad and Ujjain, every 12 years by rotation. The dates for a pilgrimage to the Kumbh Mela are determined according to the Vikram Samvat calendar. At the Kumbh Mela Haridwar, millions of people will gather to take a dip in the holy River Ganges. The dates for the Kumbh Mela 2021 have been announced. Kumbh Mela 2021 will begin on 14th January, on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti. The first Shahi Snan will take place on 11th March, and the second and third ones on 12 and 14th April respectively. The fourth Shahi Snan will be held on 27th April, and on the same day, the Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 will come to an end.
Kumbh Mela, the largest religious gathering in the world, is held every 12 years in rotation at the four holy places of Haridwar, Allahabad, Ujjain and Nasik. The 2021 Maha Kumbh Mela will be held at Haridwar. It will witness the coming together of millions of pilgrims, accompanied by sadhus and different akharas, to take a dip in the holy River Ganges. The bathing dates for this mega event have already been announced and they are mentioned below.
KUMBH BATHING DATES
- Makar Sankranti (Snan) 14 January 2021
- Mauni Amavasya (Snan) 11 February 2021
- Basant Panchami (Snan) 16 February 2021
- Magh Poornima 27 February 2021
- Maha Shivratri (Shahi Snan) 11 March 2021
- Somvati Amamvasya (Shahi Snan) 12 April 2021
- Baisakhi (Shahi Snan) 14 April 2021
- Ram Navami (Snan) 21 April 2021
- Chaitra Purnima (Shahi Snan) 27 April 2021