Monthly Archives: April 2015


Kumbha Mela As per the traditions, the origin of the Kumbha Mela can be traced to the 8th Century AD. These Melas were said to be started by the Great Saint Shankaracharya with an intention of strengthening the Hindu religion through regular gatherings of learned ascetics for discussions and debates. Kumbh Mela is   held at four holy places – Allahabad (River Ganges), Haridwar (River Ganges), Ujjain (River Shipra) and Nashik (River Godavari). It is held at each of these locations […]