Kumbh Mela Haridwar Bathing Dates

Kumbh Mela is the largest gathering of the world, the people from around the world take participate in Kumbh Mela to take holy dip in the river. Kumbh Mela held in every 12 years in India at the rotation at the four place Haridwar, Allahabad (Prayagraj), Ujjain & Nashik. The next Kumbh Mela will be held in Haridwar in 2021. There are many Akharas, Sadhu community take participate in Kumbh Mela. They are the attraction point of Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Mela dates are very important to know before planning to visit. Kumbh Mela Bathing dates are decided by the Akhara Parisad and competent authorities.Therefor if you are planning to visit Kumbh Mela in Haridwar you must know the important bathing dates so that you can plan accordingly.

The Kumbh Mela contains many rituals, including the bathing ritual, which is Kumbh’s most important ritual. Millions of pilgrims are taking part in the Har Ki Pauri’s Kumbh bathing ritual. The success of this sacred ritual is in line with the assumption that by plunging into the holy waters, one is purged of all their sins, released from the process of rebirth and final achievement of Moksha by himself and their ancestors. The pilgrims also worship on the banks of the holy river, along with the bathing ceremony, and engage in speeches from various sadhus and saints.

Although it is considered holy to take a dip in the sacred waters on all days of Haridwar Kumbh starting from Makar Sankranti, some auspicious bathing dates still exist. There are glorious processions of saints and their disciples, and at the beginning of Kumbh members of different Akharas engage in the rite of Shahi Snan (Royal Bathing), also known as’ Rajyogi Snan.’ Shahi Snan is Kumbh Mela’s main highlight and the celebration’s most important part. It is only after the Shahi Snan is complete that people are allowed to take the holy bath in the belief that by taking the dip after them, people will get the added benefit of the meaning of the holy deeds and the saints ‘ thoughts.

Event
Bathing Date
Makar Sankranti
14 January 2021 (Thursday)
Mauni Amavasya
11 February 2021 (Thursday)
Basant Panchami
16 February 2021 (Tuesday))
Maghi Purnima
27 February 2021 (Saturday)
Maha Shivratri (Shahi Snan)
11 March 2021 (Thursday)
Somvati Amawasya (Shahi Snan)
12 April 2021 (Monday)
Chaitra Shukla
13 April 2021 (Tuesday)
Baisakhi (Shahi Snan)
14 April 2021 (Wednesday)
Ram Navmi
21 April 2021 (Wednesday)
Chaitra Purnima Snan (Shahi Snan)
27 April 2021 (Tuesday)