Latest Hindu News & Events

Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017

Alandi, Pune.. read more

Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017

Dehu to Pandharpur.. read more

Child International FestivalChild International Festival

New Delhi metro station, New Delhi, New Delhi, India.. read more

 
Myth Busters
5 common myths about Hindu5 common myths about Hinduread more
Significance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business PlacesSignificance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business Placesread more
Reason behind Not to sleep with our head towards NorthReason behind Not to sleep with our head towards Northread more
Myth Buster - The birth behind the War God KartikeyaMyth Buster - The birth behind the War God Kartikeyaread more
The science behind Cow Worship in Hindu ReligionThe science behind Cow Worship in Hindu Religionread more
Unravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord ShivaUnravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord Shivaread more
Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?read more
The secret behind Sati’s sacrificeThe secret behind Sati’s sacrificeread more
Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?read more
Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?read more
 
/events/event-images/15-12-16-10-50-18.jpg
 

About Magh Mela 2017

 

Magh Mela 2017 dates at Sangam in Allahabad

 

 
Magh Mela 2017 is an important annual Hindu ritual held on the banks of Sangam (Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati) in Prayag (modern-day Allahabad). In 2017, Magh Mela begins on January 12 and ends on February 24. Magh Mela is also known as mini Kumbh Mela and is held in Magh month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. The main custom involves taking a holy dip at Triveni Sangam on auspicious dates. 
 
The Magh (Kumbh) Mela is one of the greatest yearly religious festivals for Hindus. Hindu mythology considers the origin of the Magh Mela to be the beginning of the Universe. It is an important occasion, the Magh (Kumbh) Mela is held yearly on the banks of Triveni Sangam (the junction of the three rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati) in Prayag near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
 
The important dates during Prayag - Magha Mela in 2017 are:
January 12 (Paush Purnima)
January 14 and 15 (Makar Sankranti)
January 27 (Mauni Amavasya)
February 1 (Basant Panchami)
February 10 (Maghi Poornima)
February 24 (Maha Shivratri)
 
It is generally believed that taking a holy dip at the Sangam on the auspicious days during this period will wash away the sins and will lead to Moksha.
 
A major outstanding part during the period is the Kalpavasis – pilgrims who live in these camps during the period of the Magh Mela.
 
Magh Mela 2017 Festival has gained huge importance as tourists across the country gather here during the festival to witness the culture of India. The Government arranges various tours and packages for tourists during the occasion. 
 


 
 

Top 10 Popular Hindu Fair and Events