Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2016 – Ardh Kumbh Mela/Yatra 2016 Bathing Dates and Registration

Ardh Kumbh Mela or auspicious Ardh Kumbh Yatra 2016 will be held in Haridwar, Uttaranchal, India. The largest religious gathering in any religion around the world. A vast number of people gather at different places and perform different rituals on this day by the banks of different rivers. The registration for Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2016 has been started and important Bathing dates – Snan has been declared also.

Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2016 Bathing (Snan) Dates/ Important Dates :

14 January 2016 (Thursday) – Makar Sankranti – First Snan

08 February 2016 (Monday) – Mauni Amavasya –  Second Snan

12 February 2016 (Friday) – Vasant Panchami – Third Snan

22 February 2016 (Monday) – Magh Purnima – Fourth Snan

08 March 2016 (Tuesday) – Mahashivratri – First Shahi Snan

07 April 2016 (Thursday) – Somvati Amavasya – Second Shahi Snan

15 April 2016 (Friday) – Ram Navami

22April 2016 (Friday) – Chaitra Purnima Snan

06 May 2016 (Friday) – Amavasya of Krishna Paksh

21 May 2016 (Saturday) – Vaishakha (Shakh) Purnima

The name Kumbh Mela consists of two words, the literal meaning of the name of the festival is, “Kumbh” which means a pitcher or a pot, the word Kumbh also signifies a Hindu sun sign, Aquarius. The word Mela means a fair or a gathering. During the Kumbh Mela festival, the banks of Ganga River become a large bathing ground for the rich, the poor, the sadhus and the women alike. For each place the Kumbh Mela repeats every 12 years, but in actuality there are four different Kumbh Melas which take place at different sites.

Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2016 Start Date & Time : 14 January  2016 at 2:00 am

Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2016 End Date & Time : 23 April 2016 at 1:55 am

Kumbh Mela of Haridwar enjoys exceptional media coverage and Tourist traffic. The place is termed as the gateway to heaven in Hindu mythological scriptures.

Finding a suitable accommodation as per your budget is no tough task in Haridwar. Being flocked to hundreds of thousands of tourists and pilgrims from all around, Haridwar offers a variety of accommodation options in different picturesque locations. Whether you are looking for a hotel along the Godavari, close to the market, near the railway station or any other strategic location, Haridwar always offers you plenty of accommodation options.

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016 Haridwar important dates for Bathing or Shahi Snan are declared. The first Snan of Ardh Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2016 will be held on 14 January 2016 and first Shahi Snan will be held on 8 March 2016 in Haridwar Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016. In 2015, the Kumbh Mela will be held in Nasik, Maharashtra. Haridwar is a very famous place in Indian people and there are many beautiful visiting places near Haridwar in Uttarakhand state.

So hurry up for your registration at Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2016 as almost 50% registrations are done.

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