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KUMBH MELA

​​The Kumbh Mela, is a mass Hindu pilgrimage, a spiritual festival, considered to be the world's largest religious gathering. The Guiness Book of World Records states that festival, longer than three months, will see the largest number of human beings assemble with a common purpose. More than 50 million peoples comes in Haridwar this year, According to the authorities, The people says more 200 million. The pilgrimage occurs three times every twelve years, when the planet Jupiter enters Aquarius and the Sun enters Aries. Each twelve-year cycle includes the Maha (great) Kumbha Mela, this year Haridwar. According the Hindu religion, souls are reborn after death in a continuous cycle know as Karma, the liberation of this cycle is called Moksha. The Kumbh Mela pilgrimage can have a profound impact on the next life and the cycle of rebirth. Every Hindu wish to wash away their sins in the Holy Gange.

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