Aerial View of Kumbh Mela 2013. Here are recent photos of kumbh mela area near Sangam.
AMRIT NECTAR OF IMMORTALITY is a documentary which was shot at the time of the biggest pilgrim festival of the world -- the Kumbh Mela -- in Haridwar (north India).
Kumbh Mela Map. Main bathing area is in sector 3 where all sadhus will take bath. This map has parking area for all types of motor vehicles
Spirit of Moksha is a self explanatory journey to explore various aspects of largest human gathering on earth i.e Kumbh Mela, 2010, Haridwar. What is this sacred belief and what drives millions of people across the world believe in such a time immemorial event? The relevance of this largest religious festival on earth has stood the test of time and has always remained contemporary.
Here is list of participating akharas. This is official list published by kumbh mela administration.
Most significant days during the Kumbh Festival, Makar Sankranti , Paush Purnima, Mauni Amavasya Snan , Basant Panchami Snan , Rath Saptami Snan , Bhishma Ekadasi Snan
A huge temporary city is created at the site of the festival for the millions of pilgrims that arrive for the most auspicious bathing days. Kumbh Mela is like a Yogi Convention, where yogis, sadhus (saints), holy people and pilgrims come from all over India.