"Gange Cho Yamune Chaew Godavari Saraswati" the holy Ganga mantra I think it's a perfect line to start this blog. India, a country believes in Indian mythology, culture, and tradition. The land of the river is worshipped and adores Ganga as a Holy river.
People believe in the Ganga and adores it like a Goddess, giving all respect and prayer offerings. Indian start their morning enchanting Ganga mantra and Ganga Aarti. Ganga originates from the Himalayas and crosses through the North East States and gets mixed up in the Bay of Bengal.
The North East city of the India Prayag Raj and Varanasi are noted as the holiest city of India and its history says that these two cities are the oldest one in the entire world. Incredible India celebrates many festivals and fair, but one of the grand festival as per Indian mythology is Kumbh Mela. The Kumbh Mela is one of the biggest Indian mythology fair conducted for ‘Nirvana' which is celebrated on the bank of river Ganga.
Dating back into Hindu mythology there is a story which says that before the world and life on earth came into existence, there was a war conducted between two groups; demon and God.
The demon and God conducted tug of war to churn the ocean with five headed snake and the fight was for immortality. A pot of Amrit Kalash was obtained lastly and it was the main reason of war. God never wanted to give it to demons, and they ran away with the pot due to which few drops of Amrit get poured at Nashik, Ujjain, Haridwar, and Prayag Raj.
After every 12 years, the Kumbh Mela is celebrated and randomly the four cities are selected for the Kumbh Mela fair. This 2019 will be known for the Kumbh Mela celebration and Prayag Raj will be the host.
This holy festival calls Hindu pilgrim and devotees to gather up and take a dip in the Ganges to wash out their sins and attain ‘Nirvana'. Kumbh Mela is a big cultural festival for Hindus celebrated at a time interval of every 12 years and millions of pilgrims participate in this fair.
The Kumbh Mela is recognized as an international fair and it not only attracts Hindu devotee but also attracts travelers from all across the globe. It is true, that many international travelers wait for the year as the Kumbh Mela year to plan an India tour. Some of the interesting facts, making Kumbh Mela a reason to visit-
This January in 2019 is going to celebrate the biggest cultural and mythological festival in Prayag Raj and participate in this festival to explore yourself and meet your soul. The spiritual tour of Kumbh Mela is waiting for your participation and giving you many facts to explore of about this Indian festival.
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