KUMBH MELA NASIK
Kumbh Mela is celebrated at Trimbakeshwar in Nashik which is in Maharashtra. Trimbakeshwar is a holy town of Nasik as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, Triyambakeshwar Jyotirlinga temple is situated there. Kumbh Mela in Nasik is celebrated once in every twelve years and is known as Sinhasta.
According to mythological stories and verses of epics the drops of Amrita or nectar fell at the Godavari River in Nasik when Lord Vishnu flew from earth to heaven after Samudra Manthan. That is the reason why the place is considered sacred and is of great importance amongst Hindus. In the lunar month of Magh when Sun and Jupiter are in Leo (Singh Rashi) zodiac sign Kumbh Mela is held at Trimbakeshwar in Nasik. The fair is celebrated with full passion and keenness in Nasik as one can evidence and about millions of pilgrims come here to wash away their sins in the holy river, Godavari. The two bathing ghats, Ramkund and Kushavarta holy reservoirs appreciate faith and belief of thousands of sadhus, holy men and millions of pilgrims as they take dips in holy River Godavari on the specific date and at specific time. As the administration is aware of the dates they start arranging accommodation facilities for the pilgrims who comes from all walks of life. The panorama of this festive season is worth watching.
NASIK KUMBH MELA DATES
As Kumbh Mela is celebrated in every twelve years in Nasik; last time it was celebrated in 2003, which resulted into an incredible festive season for the people of Maharashtra in particular and people of India in general. People get away from their routine schedules and experienced spiritual ecstasy during Kumbh days. In 2027, Nasik will again get an opportunity to host guests from every spot of the country and from all walks of life as Kumbh Mela will be held in Nasik from July 14 to 25 September.
|Special Bathing Dates of Nasik Kumbh Mela- 2027
|The flag hoisting of the main ceremony
||14 July 2027 at Ram Kunda
|The flag hoisting of the Akharas
||14 Aug. 2027 at Sadhugram
|Shravan Shudha Pratham (First) Snan
||26 Aug. 2027
|Shravan Sudha pornima (First Shahi Snan)
||29 Aug. 2027 at Ram Kunda
|Bhadrapad Krushna Amavasya Dwitiya (Second Shahi Snan)
||13 Sept. 2027 (Main Bathing Day)
|Bhadrapad Rushipanchami Dwitiya (Third Shahi Snan)
||18 Sept. 2027 at Ramkunda
|Bhadrapad Shukla Vaman Dwadashi Tritiya
||25 Sept. 2027 at Kushawart