Kumbh Mela is known to be the largest human gathering on Earth. It is one of the most sacred festivals which is celebrated by people from all religions, castes and differences. No matter where the person is from, Kumbh Mela is attended by everyone. It demolishes all cultural differences and brings people to unity to seek blessings from the holy river. It is believed that taking a dip in the sacred waters of Ujjain, Haridwar, Allahabad and Nashik relieve a person from all his sins. The Mela is organized in these four places rotationally after every 12 years. Hence, it has such immense power and following of people of India. It is an ancient Indian festival which is continuing forever and is growing by each passing year. One should definitely be a part of such larger than life festival once in his lifetime for sure.
The event of Kumbh Mela is known to be largest and most auspicious. As mentioned in the Hindu mythology, it marks the Samudra Manthan which was legendary.
The Shipra river in Ujjain is very significant and thousands of people gather here to dip in the holy waters on auspicious occasions just like that of Kumbh Mela.
You will see people all around you, filled with a lot of zeal, tranquillity and devotion to get a chance to take bath once in the event of 12 days.
Ujjain is easily accessible by all means of transport. The nearest airport is in Indore which has regular flights from all major cities of India. It is at a distance of 55 km from Ujjain. Ujjain junction is connected to many cities of India through railways.
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