The glory of Kumbh Mela on TV

Sakal Times
Tuesday, 26 February 2019

More than thousands of saints  and millions of people from India and across the globe gather once in three years at any of the four locations in India — Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik or Ujjain

More than thousands of saints  and millions of people from India and across the globe gather once in three years at any of the four locations in India — Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik or Ujjain. They come together to seek blessings from spiritual masters, take a dip in the mighty river and enjoy the world’s biggest carnival of spirituality — Kumbh Mela. One might wonder about the significance of this festival but different people come for different reasons. What unites them is the transformation they undergo at Kumbh Mela.

A 150 million people are expected to attend the on-going Kumbh Mela in Allahabad (the festival that began on January 15, concludes on March 4, 2019). So, let’s find out what makes it one of the most awaited gatherings across the world!. For more details on this grand fair, tune-in to Kumbh Mela — Carnival of Spirituality, a special show on Sony BBC Earth on March 1,  7 pm onwards.

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