Nashik Kumbh Mela 2015
Nashik Kumbh Mela - Largest hindu religious gathering
Nashik host one of the largest religious gathering in the world known as Sinhastha Kumbh Mela commonly called as Nashik Kumbh Mela. Kumbh mela (festival) is celebrated once in twelve years. The Ardh (half) Kumbh Mela is celebrated every six years at Haridwar and Allahabad, the Purna (complete) Kumbh takes place every twelve years at four places in Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nashik. Previous kumbh mela in Nashik was in year 2003. Next kumbh mela in Nashik will be held from August 15 to September 13 in 2015.
The Nashik Kumbh Mela is generally acknowledged to be the most sacred of all the hindu festivals. In Maharastra, the festival held in Trimbakeshwar, Nashik. The banks of river Godavari is holiest but the Kumbha Parva (kumbh mela) is not celebrated at Nasik. The celebration takes place at origin of river Godavari i.e. at Trimbakeshwar. Skand Puranas reference prove the above statement... Read More