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After how many years kUMBH MELA celebrated in India

Asked by rajgaddar, 22 Jan '09 02:22 pm
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The Maha Kumbh Mela ("great festival of the pot of nectar of immortality") is held every three years in each of four different locations, returning to each of four places every twelve years. An Ardh (half) Mela (festival) takes place six years after the Maha Kumbh in each location.

Kumbh Mela is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage and bathing festival that takes place at the following 4 locations of India:

Prayag (near the city of Allahabad, in the state of Uttar Pradesh) at the confluence of three rivers Ganga (Ganges), Yamuna and Saraswati
Haridwar (in the state of Uttaranchal Pradesh) where the river Ganga enters the plains from Himalayas.
Ujjain (in Madhya Pradesh), on the banks of Ksipra river.
Nasik (in Maharashtra) on the banks of Godavari river.
Dates for the Maha Kumbh Festival
(every 12 years in 4 locations)

The next Ardh (half) Mela (festival) will be held January 2007 at Allahabad. Main bathing date: Jan. 19.
In 2010, March-April, Maha Kumbh Mela will ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 22 Jan '09 02:23 pm

 
  
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12 years
Answered by sudesh, 22 Jan '09 02:25 pm

 
  
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After every 12 years.......and it is celebrated only near the sangam places of the rivers
Answered by dev aniruddha, 22 Jan '09 02:24 pm

 
  
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Every 12 years there is a kumbh mela and after every 6 years there is an ardh kumbh mela.
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 22 Jan '09 02:23 pm

 
  
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Once in every 12 yrs
Answered by hitler, 22 Jan '09 02:22 pm

 
  
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Every 12 yrs
Answered by anushka desai, 22 Jan '09 02:22 pm

 
  
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Kumbh mela takes place after approximately every 11.5 years ,when Jupiter transits Kumbha rasi & ardh kumbha when Jupiter transits simha rasi.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 22 Jan '09 02:35 pm

 
  
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