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Significance of Mauni Amavasya Snan (Sacred Bath)

According to ancient religious scriptures, Mauni Amavasya is the day on which Manu rishi appears in this world millions of years ago. It is believed to be the day when the universe was created. On this day, the Sun and the Moon enters into the Capricorn sign. A vow of complete silence is observed on this day known as Maun Vrat.

Accommodation Rate Comparison at Kumbh Mela in Allahabad

This post compares the rates of different accommodation facilities for the Kumbh Mela 2013 available on the internet. In reality, only the government can provide accommodation during the Kumbh Mela and there is no outsourcing of the facilities. So the private agencies reserve accommodation through government agencies and charge their customers with higher rates for the same facilities.

Save Mother Yamuna

Yamuna is one of the most sacred rivers and is revered by for all the followers of Sanatan Dharma (Hinduism). Despite its exalted religious status, the river is facing severe contamination. The Yamuna in Delhi receives no fresh water because of diversion of the water to several canals at Hathini Kund dam.

Prayag : An Ancient Holy City(Allahabad)

Allahabad is also known as Prayag Raj. The name bears roots to an ancient legend which says that after the creation of the world, Lord Brahma offered the first sacrifice at Allahabad and hence the place came to be known as Prayag which is the place of sacrifice. It is famous as it is the confluence (sangam) of the three most holy rivers in Indi: the Ganges, the Yamuna and the subterranean Saraswati.

Mother Ganga :The facilitator of Salvation

India is the land of several rivers. These rivers are personified as goddesses and worshipped and revered by all. It is a practice in Indian religion to view rivers, places and mountains as people and respect them. Every river is governed by its anthropomorphic form which is a goddess. Goddess Ganga (Ganges) is the mother of all rivers and exemplifies India’s culture and religious beliefs. She is an integral part of Indian pantheon and is believed to sustain life and clean all sins.

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