Kumbh Mela, the biggest Hindu pilgrimage of faith is 5000 years old. The gathering of pilgrims during the Kumbh Mela is known as one of the world’s largest attracting millions of Hindu devotees from all parts of the globe. Kumbh Mela is the biggest employment generator as it creates millions of opportunities in infrastructure constructions of ghats and new roads, health-temporary hospitals for two month period. Around 40000 toilets are needed for 70-80 million people during Kumbh Mela festival.
Ten Lines on Kumbh Mela in English
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10 Lines on Kumbh Mela
1) Kumbh Mela is the biggest religious fair in India.
2) It is an important festival of Hindus.
3) It is celebrated after every twelve years.
4) Kumbh Mela is held in Prayag, Haridwar, Nasik, and Ujjain.
5) There is gathering of a large number of saints in Kumbh Mela.
6) Men, women, and children from different places come to visit Kumbh Mela.
7) People take bath in the holy river.
8) They also donate money and food to poor people.
9) Many cultural programs are held in Kumbh Mela.
10) Kumbh Mela is the largest fair in the whole world.
10 Lines and Sentences on Kumbh Mela
1) Kumbh Mela is an important event in India.
2) It is celebrated after every 12 years.
3) Maha Kumbh is held after finishing 12 Kumbh Melas.
4) Kumbh Mela is celebrated from last 2000 years.
5) It is a great fair where people come from different places in India.
6) The shahi snan of saints in Kumbh is famous.
7) People visit Kumbh Mela to take bath in the holy river.
8) It is said that bathing in holy water washes off all sins.
9) Kumbh Mela continues for many weeks.
10) Kumbh Mela is of great spiritual significance to Hindus.
5 Lines on Kumbh Mela
1) It is India’s largest religious fair.
2) It occurs once in twelve years.
3) Many saints gather at this fair.
4) People from different places visit Kumbh Mela.
5) It is organized in Ujjain, Prayag, Nashik, and Haridwar.
20 Lines on Kumbh Mela
1) Kumbh Mela is one of the biggest and peaceful gatherings of Hindu pilgrims on the banks of holy rivers in India.
2) ‘Ardh Kumbh’ is held at every 6 year and ‘Kumbh’ is held at every 12 years.
3) 80 to 90 millions of pilgrims visit four religious places - Prayagraj, Haridwar, Nashik, Ujjain in order to perform rituals and religious practices during Kumbh Mela
4) Lakhs of Hindu devotees take baths in the sacred water of river Yamuna, Ganga, Godavari and Shipra at four religious places in a hope to attain salvation.
5) The date and length of Kumbh Mela celebration is decided by astronomy basis the zodiac locations of the planets Jupiter, Sun and Moon.
6) Kumbh Mela has the mythological origin dating back to ancient times when Devas and asuras fought for nectar to gain the immortality.
7) The nectar fell at 4 locations (that are Prayagraj, Haridwar, Nashik, and Ujjain) after the legend war and in 4 rivers (Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Shipra).
8) In 2019 Kumbh Mela celebration was held for 55 days which began on 14th January and ended on 10th March.
9) Ardha Kumbh Mela occurs once in six years at Haridwar and Prayag.
10) Maha Kumbh comes once in 144 years and almost 130 million people visited Prayag in 2013 during 2 month long period of Maha Kumbh Celebration.
11) Kumbh Mela is the sacred and collective gathering of devotees to take the holy bath in the River Ganga to wash their sins and attain salvation.
12) Kumbh Mela witnesses people from all walks of life including pilgrims, saints, sadhus, sadhvis, general public etc.
13) Kumbh Mela is celebrated four times over a period of every 12 years, i.e. every 3 years at one out of four different sites i.e. Haridwar, Ujjain, Nashik and Prayagraj.
14) The celebration at a particular site is based on the astronomical positions of Sun, Moon and Jupiter.
15) As per Rigveda, taking bath at ‘sangam’ during ‘Kumbh’ eliminates negativity and rejuvenates the mind and soul of an individual.
16) The environment of Kumbh Mela is filled with spirituality and holiness with vedic chants, devotional songs and prayers throughout the event.
17) Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj is the largest religious gathering of the world with over millions of devotees visiting the ‘mela’ over a span of two months.
18) Shahi Snan or the royal bath of saints is one of the important attractions of the Kumbh after which the general public is allowed to take the bath.
19) Tourists and visitors from across the globe reach to Kumbh Mela to feel the spirituality and rich tradition of India.
20) Kumbh Mela is an ancient spiritual practice of faith and devotion which showcases the great culture and tradition of India.
Kumbh Mela is one of the biggest celebrations for Hindu pilgrims around the globe because it has deeper connection of faith, belief and love with infinite consciousness in Hindu mythology. Mark Twain, famous American writer visited Prayag in 18th century and was deeply influenced by the festival and believed that he had never seen power of faith working in such a manner for crores of people during Kumbh.
People belonging to all age groups young and old, strong and weak endure and perform many rituals and spiritual practices in cold weather. The festival is marvelous and beyond the imagination of people from western countries.