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Ujjain - Kumbha 2016
Ujjain kumbh mela 20161About kumbh Kumbha Mela The Largest Congregation of HumanityKumbha Mela is considered as an incredible ocean of faith, the festival of belief. It is by far the largest gathering for month long of pilgrims in the world with 100 million people embarking on the once in a lifetime spiritual journey, chanting the gods above, on the magical banks of river Kshipra. This festival will be held in central India on the holy lands of Ujjain, city of Mahakaleshwar (Lord Shiva), in the midst of mystical Sadhus (Monks), the pilgrims will stream from all over the India and abroad to pray and immerge purified and renewed from Kumbha. The journey, which will take them into the hearts of Hinduism, its philosophy, its belief and its traditions.Religious Importance Of Kumbha MelaKumbha Mela festival is religiously most important for the Hindus. At every Kumbha occasion, millions of Hindus take part in the celebrations. Irrespective of all worldly barriers of caste, creed, region, the Kumbha Mela has wielded a mesmeric influence over the minds and the imagination of the ordinary Indian.The festival is visited by the most amazing Monks, Saints and Yogis from all the traditions and sects of India.
An incredible Ocean of Faith, the Festival of belief By far the largest gathering for month long of pilgrims in the world with 100 million people embarking on the once in a lifetime spiritual journey, chanting the gods above, on the magical banks of river Kshipra, holy lands of Ujjain city of lord Mahakaleshwar, in the midst of mystical sadhus, the pilgrims stream from all over the India and abroad to pray and immerge purified and renewed from Kumbha. A journey, which will take them into the hearts of Hinduism, its philosophy, its belief, its traditions! The Kumbha is a symbol for the search of the personal soul for freedom, which ends when it knows itself, without any doubt, as one with the Original Soul of all Beings. Where the three constituents of the human form (body, mind and heart) meet in the Supreme Consciousness of this One Being, its the supreme peace.
About kumbh mela:Significance of Kumbha MelaKumbha Mela is not just a mere festivity like famous Hindu festivals Diwali and Holi, but holds lot of importance for people in India. People look up to Kumbha Mela with highest regard, as this event gives them a golden opportunity to liberate themselves from the miseries and sufferings of life. It enables them to take a holy dip in the sacred water and wash away all the sins they have committed in the past. People come from different parts of the country and world to be a part of this sacred ceremony. It is believed that taking a holy dip in water paves way for attainment of Moksha (Libration).
Sacred Bath in Kumbha MelaBathing in the holy river on the auspicious occasion of Kumbha Mela is the most important activity for millions of people in India. A large tented city is erected and pilgrims stay at tents owned by Pandas (religious priests and spiritual guides) and at various ashrams. Others will just camp on the ground or turn up for the actual bathing day. Some of these bathing days are designated Royal, and it is on these days that the Naga Sadhus (naked mendicants) parade and bathe. On other days there will still be people bathing and other events and random processions.
Ujjain, traditionally exalted as one of the seven sacred cities (SaptaPuri) of the Hindus, Ujjain is one of the four sites that host the Kumbh Mela, an ancient city of temples, holy waters of Kshipra , Educational chair of lord Krishna.Apart from the rich tapestry of legends surrounding the city, Ujjain has stood witness to a long and distinguished history: it was home to legendary rulers including the renowned king Vikramaditya, great scholars such as Yogi Matseyndranath, Yogi Bharthari, Maharishi Dhanwantari, Sandipani, literary gems like Kalidasa, and The Lord of Yoga Lord Mahakaleshwar. The guests coming to the Kumbha Mela come in search of Spiritual Enlightenment, indulging into traditional Hindu practices such as Yoga and Meditation in quest of soul search.
Ujjain Yoga Life Society is organizing a grand event during Kumbha 2016, for more details visit www.yogalife.co.in/seminar . Come, stay and experience The Kumbha with us.