Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Allahabad: Dates, Prayagraj Venue and Other Details

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Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Allahabad

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Allahabad Dates, Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Prayagraj Venue and other details are given here. Ardh Kumbh Mela is a gathering of millions of people who come to the sacred river in order to get rid of the cycle of life and death. Every year this meal is being arranged in Allahabad, a religious place in India.

It is fully based on the belief that if once you can take a bath in during the Kumbh then you will rise above the life cycle and raised to the heavenly realms. And this place has no suffering or pains of life. In one word it is the only way to make your soul set free. Behind the Ardh Kumbh Mela, there is a mythological story related.

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Venue and Other Details-

The Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 will also be held at the designated place at Prayag. The Ardh Kumbh at Prayagraj in this year will start in the first month of the year. Here are the details:

The Kumbh Mela venue is at Prayag at Allahabad. The Kumbh Mela start date is January 15th, 2019. And the Ardh Kumbh 2019 end date is March 4th of the same year.

The Mythology Behind the Ardh Kumbh Mela

During the waging war between the gods and the demons for getting the elixir of life, they got the “Amrit”, which made them mortal and gave the highest peace of the soul. Of that Amrit, few drops fall in the earth at four places- Prayag, Nasik, Haridwar, Ujjain. As they fall on these places, these places got some mystical power. Thus to gain some of the good effects of this mystical power, people come and gather at these four places. As long as remember, this has been practised for a long period of time.

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Allahabad

Divisions of the Ardh Kumbh Mela

The Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 is being divided into different parts based on which they are held. Here are the divisions:

  • Kumbh Mela 2019- this is the normal Kumbh Mela which is being held every 3 years.
  • Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019- it is being held every six years at Haridwar and Prayag or Allahabad.
  • Purna Kumbh Mela 2019– it is held every twelve years at the four places.
  • Maha Kumbh Mela– held every after 144 years. That is after 12 purna Kumbh Mela is being held. The Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad was held in the 2013 and next will be held in 2025.

The timing and the dates are determined according to the planetary movements and the placements. Based on the placements of the sun, moon and the other planets the place of the Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 is being determined.  Also, it is based on the position of the planets in different zodiac signs too.

The Kumbh Mela and the planetary positions

Here is list is given when which Kumbh is held at which place. this is entirely based on the planetary positions.

  • Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 at Allahabad is being held when Jupiter is in Aries or Taurus and the sun and moon is in the Capricorn in the month of January-February (Magh Mash in the Hindu calendar)
  • Kumbh Mela at Haridwar is being held when Jupiter is in Aquarius and sun is in the Aries in the month of March- April (Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar)
  • Kumbh Mela at Ujjain is being held when Jupiter is in Leo and sun is in Aries. It is also being held when all the three is in the libra in the month of April- May that is Vaishaka.
  • Kumbh Mela at Nasik is being held when sun and Jupiter are in Leo during the month of August – September that is Bhadrapada.

Important information about Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019

Some of the important dates of the Ardh Kumbh in Prayagraj in 2019 is given below:

  • Makar Sankranti, which is the first day of the Kumbh Mela i.e. 15th of January 2019.
  • Then come to the Paush Purnima, which is on 21st of January.
  • Then come to the Mauni Amavasya which is on 2nd of February 2019.
  • Basant Panchami is on 10th of February.
  • Then come to the Maghi Purnima which is on 19th of February 2019.
  • Then the Mahashivratri which is on 4th of February.

On these auspicious days, it is very sacred to take the bath in the river Ganges. This can also give the people taking bath the salvation and the freedom from the life cycle. Thus all the sadhus and the nagas would be crowding at this place to take bath on these important days of the Kumbh.

Wrapping Up

It is just a belief and we all know to believe can even move a mountain. If you watch the Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019, you will find millions and millions of sadhus have crowded at this place. not only them, but there are also many common people who trust in these sacred bathe come to this place. After all, it comes after a long time.

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 Allahabad

Huge arrangements have to be taken by the government on the designated location of the Mela. The place has to be arranged in proper ways and proper security is also essential. Hope that the Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 will be a great success.