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Book on Kumbha Mela – India’s Ageless Festival

Kumbha: India's ageless festival is a book based on the Kumbh Mela of Hinduism. Kumbha Mela is held once in 12 years. In 2010 Kumbha Mela will be held in Haridwar in Uttarakhand in India. This book is written by Dilip Kumar Roy and Indira Devi and was first published in 1955. It is published by Bhavan’s and you can also buy the book online. The book was recently republished by Bhavan’s.

The Kumbha Mela – India’s Ageless Festival gives a vivid description of the Kumbha Mela festival. A description of the sadhus and saints who take part in the mela, the history of the mela and some of the important legends associated with it. The book also talks about the fakes and frauds that the authors came across in the Kumbha Mela they attended.

The book is a good guide for people who wants to learn about Kumbh Mela and to participate in it.

Kumbha: India's ageless festival
Written by Dilip Kumar Roy and Indira Devi
Published by Bhavan's - you can buy it online here.
No of Pages: 256
Illustrations: 1 Page
Price: Rs. 200 /-

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