Daily current Affair January 2019
The India and the world are celebrating spiritual festival Kumbh Mela-2019
By Sandeep Nagyaan · 18 Jan 2019
India are also known as the variations country in the world. Because there are different types of people, Food, Dresses, Language, Tradition and Culture are involved in the Environment of this subcontinent nation. This variations make India Incredible.
Reference:- The world largest religious and human culture gathering festival The Kumbh Mela 2019 are celebrating in Prayagraj ( Allahabad). Which was start from January 15, 2019 in Uttar Pradesh.
Key facts about Kumbh Mela:-
This festival having a mythology in Hindu religion. The The Kumbh Mela (the festival of the sacred pitcher) is anchored in Hindu religion. It is largest human gathering festival based on only faith or belief in any parts of the world. Millions of people are gather in one place according to time period with different forms. This largest human Crowds gather at the sacred confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the mystical Sarasvati. And in this crowd different types of people such as; Ascetics, Saints, Sadhus, Sadhvis, Kalpvasis, and Pilgrims gather here. This festival was listed in 2017 in “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO.
The sites where the festival celebrate:-
This festival are also celebrate 4 times in 12 years and the geographical location of Kumbh Mela spread in different parts of the country. This festival basically celebrate on the Bank of a Specific River.
Haridwar:- On the bank of river Ganga in Uttrakhand.
Ujjain:- On the bank of river Shipra in Madhya Pradesh.
Nashik:- On the river Godavari in Maharashtra.
Prayagraj or Allahabad:- The confluence of the Ganges, the Yamuna, and the mythical Sarasvati in Uttar Pradesh.