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Shri Ramapir Mandir/Temple in Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Friday, January 8, 2010

What is Kumbha Mela?

By Hinduism Today


Cosmic Alignment and Divine Presence Empower Humanity’s Grandest Religious Observance

The tens of millions of hindus who came to the Kumbha Mela at Haridwar this year were nearly all of modest means. After days of travel, many spent a mere 24 hours in the holy city at the gateway to the Himalayas. They chanted Jai Ganga Ma—“Hail Mother Ganga”—took their sacred bath in the frigid river, collected a pot of holy Ganga water and then headed home.

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