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Kumbh in History

The oldest religious tradition in the world.

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Ardh Kumbh Mela Prayagraj

  KUMBH 2019 The Prayag Kumbh Mela is a mela held every 12 years at Allahabad (officially known as Prayagraj), India. The…
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Kumbh Nagari Prayagraj

Kumbha means a pitcher and Mela means fair in Sanskrit. The pilgrimage is held for…


KUMBH - A SPECTACLE OF FAITH We have always heard of souls getting separated and…
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Four basic denominations of Hinduism

Four basic denominations of Hinduism Based on central deities, Hinduism has four basic denominations Apart from these…

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Tarkulha Devi Temple

Tarkulha Devi Temple , Gorakhpur

The Tarkulha Devi Temple is a famous place for devotees of Hindu religion. Tarkulaha Devi…

Matha kuar Shrine, Kushinagar

This Shrine lies about 300 yards from The Imperial Kushinagar and about 400 yards from…
Saint Kabir Temple

Sant Kabir Temple, Saint Kabirnagar

A mystic poet & a well-known saint left his mortal coil here. The great personality…
Vishnu Temple, Gorakhpur 1

Vishnu Temple, Gorakhpur

A White color magnificent building, perched at a height of about 20 feet, is known…

Events at Kumbh 2019

List of must attend events at Kumbh 2019

January 25, 2019

ड्रीम गर्ल हेमा मालिनी द्वारा गंगा बैले नृत्य की प्रस्तुति

परियों के आसमां से उतरने जैसा रहा गंगा अवतरण नृत्य क्रॉसर पद्मश्री सासंद हेमा मालिनी ने अपने नरतिय से समाँ बाँध दिया | प्रयागराज : अद्भुत ,अद्वतिय , अनुपम ,मनोरम…
January 22, 2019

राज्य संग्रहालय, लखनऊ

आज दिनांक 19 जनवरी 2019 को कला कुंभ प्रदर्शनी के अंतर्गत राज्य संग्रहालय, लखनऊ द्वारा प्रदर्शित अनुकृतियों एवं छायाचित्रों द्वारा ज्ञानार्जन प्राप्त करता हुआ छात्रों का समूह|
January 19, 2019

कुंभ में खूब बह रही सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रमों की सरिता

कुंभ में खूब बह रही सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रमों की सरिता 20 लघु मंचों और चार मुख्य मंचों पर खूब हो रहे आयोजन प्रयागराज। कुंभ में स्नान करने आए श्रद्धालु सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रमों…

This Kumbh is going to be historic and very special. We invite not only Indians living in foreign countries but also foreign nationals to be a part of the world’s largest congregation


In Attendance

Over 15 Crore people will witness Kumbh 2019 at Triveni Sangam, Prayagraj. The scale of the gathering can be understood by the fact that it is visible from space  and the number can’t even fit your mobile screen. Give it a try!

Narendra ModiHon'ble, Prime Minister

Kumbh has been called in the Indian culture as the Maha Parv. At this juncture of Prayagraj, there is a great confluence of many traditions, languages, and people at the time of Kumbh. Bathing and worshiping on the beach is of particular importance, as well as the intellectual, mythological, astrological and scientific basis of Kumbh.

Yogi AdityanathChief Minister, Uttar Pradesh

Kumbh is a symbol of peace and harmony amongst all human beings. The Kumbh Mela has been inscribed on the list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO in 2017. This reflects the significance of Kumbh worldwide.UP Government has envisioned Divya and Bhavya Kumbh scheduled from January 15 to March 31, 2019.

Ram NaikGovernor of Uttar Pradesh

The Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj will be a wonderful event for the country and the world, and through the Kumbh, the message of accepting the world as a family will go to the whole world. There is a huge difference between the last three to four centuries and the coming Kumbh.

Suresh Kumar KhannaMinister of Urban Development

Kumbh Mela Plays a pivotal role in the historical, cultural and spiritual heritage of the country and the world drawing unparalleled faith from crores and crores of pilgrims visiting Prayagraj Kumbh. Kumbh city will be designed and built in consonance with the vision of Divya Kumbh, Bhavya Kumbh