The first royal bath on Makar Sankranti began on 14 January at Prayagraj Kumbh (Kumbh 2021). Let us tell you, this year, Kumbh is not being organized in view of Coronavirus.
The Kumbh Mela (Kumbh Mela 2021) has special significance in Hinduism. Crores of pilgrims take part in this fair. It is also called the world’s largest religious conference. This time, Kumbh Mela is being organized in Haridwar (Haridwar Kumbh 2021) from 14 January. On the day of Makar Sankranti, Kumbh bath has special significance. It is believed that by bathing in the Ganges on this day, one gets freedom from all sins and attains salvation.
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Devotees started reaching Ganga for bathing at Harki Paidy from around 3 am, devotees are taking bath in Ganga bath at four in the middle of the harsh winter.
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Major baths of Kumbh Mela
This time there are 6 major baths in Kumbh Mela. The first bath is today on Makar Sankranti. After this, the second bath will be on 11 February on the date of Mauni Amavasya. After this, the third bath will be on the festival of Basant Panchami on 16 February. The fourth bath will be on the date of Magha Purnima on 27 February. Fifth bath 13 April Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, Hindi New Year will begin on this day. The sixth major bath will take place on Rama Navami on 21 April.