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Kumbha Mela 2013 Dates in India – Allahabad – Prayag – Sangam Kumbh Mela Calendar 2013 and Bathing Dates

Kumbha Mela is the sacred holy pilgrimage in Hinduism. Kumbha Mela 2013 Dates are from January 14, 2013 to March 10, 2013. Kumbh Mela 2013 will be taking place at Allahabad – Prayag – Sangam in Uttar Pradesh in India. Detail dates and calendar 2013 is given below.

Kumbh Mela takes place once in 12 years at four holy locations in India – Allahabad, Nasik, Ujjain and Haridwar.
As per Hindu religious tradition, Kumbh Mela takes place at Prayag when the planet Jupiter enters Taurus (Vrishabha Rashi) and the Sun and Moon enters Capricorn (Makar Rashi). This unique combination happens on Mauni Amavasya day in Magh Month in 2013.
The popular belief is that bathing during Kumbh Mela helps in attaining Moksha.
Pilgrims and saints from around the world arrive for Kumbh Mela making it one of the largest conglomerations of human beings on the earth. Hindus taking holy dip on the day in sacred rivers.
Sangam at Allahabad is the confluence of three holy rivers – Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati. The K…

Contentment brings immeasurable delight – Sage Patanjali

Pain are of three degrees – mild, medium and intense, caused by three types of behavior – direct indulgence, provoked and abetted. They are motivated by greed, anger and delusion and they have to be countered and corrected with right knowledge and behavior.

Non violence in word, thought and action causes one to abandon one’s hostile nature.
Self discipline eradicates the impurities of body and mind and kindles the sparks of divinity.
A cleansed body with a purified mind becomes a fit instrument for self awareness.
Contentment brings immeasurable delight.
Related To practice restrain one of the ways is total surrender ofoneself to God – Sage Patanjali

Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 29, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 29, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Sashti orthe sixth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi till 5:06 PM on January 29, 2012. Afterwards it is Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Revathi Nakshatra till 11:35 PM on January 29, 2012. Afterwards it is Ashwini Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi till 11:35 PM. Then onwards it is Mesha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Muruga Sashti Fasting.
Magh Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Magh Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the light phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttara…