Kumbh Mela 2015
Nashik
Nashik (Nasik) is the venue where the next Kumbh Mela 2015 will be held at the
banks of river Godavari. Kumbh mela in Nas...
About Nashik: Nashik is one of the most popular cities of Maharashtra state. The
city is well connected by all the medium...
History Behind Kumbh Mela in Nasik: According to the history of Hindu religion,
Nasik is among the four places where the ...
History of Akhadas in Nashik: Currently there are 14 Akhadas out of which 11
belong to the Shaiva sect and 3 to the Vaish...
Greenlimon Holidays is one of the leading Destination Management Company in
New Delhi, India that provides world-class tr...
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Nashik kumbhmela 2015 - Greenlimon Holidays

Maha Kumbh Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimages in which Hindus gather to take holy bath in a sacred river. It is the world's largest religious congregation. The festival is held every third year at one of the four places namely Haridwar, Allahabad, Nasik and Ujjain. Thus the Kumbh Mela is held at each of these four places every twelfth year.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Kumbh Mela 2015 Nashik
  • 2. Nashik (Nasik) is the venue where the next Kumbh Mela 2015 will be held at the banks of river Godavari. Kumbh mela in Nashik happens after a period of 12 years. Around 10 million (1 crore) pilgrims are expected to arrive in and take holy bath in the river Godavari to cleanse their body and souls. Important Dates: Here are the dates announced by Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad for the Nashik Kumbh Mela 2015. Tuesday, 14th July 2015, flag hoisting of the main ceremony at Ram Kunda. Friday, 14th August 2015, flag hoisting of the Akhara at Sadhugram. August 29 2015, First Shahi Snan (Holy Bath) at RamKunda. September 13, 2015, Second Shahi Snan (Holy Bath), Main bathing day. 18th September 2015, Third Shahi Snan (Holy Bath).
  • 3. About Nashik: Nashik is one of the most popular cities of Maharashtra state. The city is well connected by all the mediums (Road, Railway and Flights) of transportation. The city is around 170 and 210 kms away from Mumbai and Pune respectively. Deluxe and luxury buses can be found from all the nearby places such as Pune, Mumbai, Shirdi and Aurangabad. Trimbakeshwar is a holy town which is known for having one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. It is situated 37 kms from Nasik, and river Godavari originates from here. Climate at Nashik: The temperature will be pleasant (expected average temperature is around 25°C) during Kumbh Mela period with the possibility of medium rainfall.
  • 4. History Behind Kumbh Mela in Nasik: According to the history of Hindu religion, Nasik is among the four places where the amrit (elixir) from a Kumbha (pitcher) when the gods and demons were fighting to gain its ownership so that they become immortal after drinking the elixir which was found after Samudra manthan. Samudra Manthan (Churning of the Ocean)
  • 5. History of Akhadas in Nashik: Currently there are 14 Akhadas out of which 11 belong to the Shaiva sect and 3 to the Vaishnava sect. Before 1838, Sadhus (Saints) from both the Akshadas used to take the holy dip in Trimbakeshwar. Then a clash took place between them, and after that on the request of Peshwa ruler, Shaiva sadhus started performing rituals at Trimbakeshwar and Vaishnavs moved to Ramakunda in Nasik.
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