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Infographic – Attain Nirvana with a Holy Dip at the Kumbh Mela

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Kumbh Mela

World’s largest peaceful gathering

Kumbh Mela, a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which people from not only India, but from across the world, gather to bathe in a sacred or holy river

Kumbh Mela Locations

The festival is held in four locations, mainly, Haridwar, Nasik, Prayag and Ujjain

Prayagraj Ardh Kumbh Mela

The Prayagraj Ardh Kumbh Mela is scheduled to be held in Allahabad (Prayad) on the banks of the Sangam

Shahi Snaan (Royal Bath)

The holy bath that is taken by the Saints of different Akharas (religious group) in the sacred river before any other Hindu pilgrims

Akhara or Peshwai Procession

A royal procession led by the Naga Sadhus on decorated elephants, camels, horses and vehicles to take a Holy Dip at the Sangam

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