What is the History behind Kumbh Mela?

Story behind kumbh mela

Kumbh Mela is the biggest fair to be held in India.Not only the people of India but also the foreign tourists who come here are also involved in the fair of this shrine.

Kumbh mela history.

Kumbh Mela Places List:

The saints come in all the Kumbh Mela. This fair is celebrated at four different places - on the banks of Godavari river in Nasik, on the banks of River Ganga in Haridwar, on the banks of the Shipra river in Ujjain, and the Prayagraj (Allahabad), the Ganga River, the Yamuna River and the Saraswati river, where the three are in confluence.

History of Kumbh Mela.

The role of Sun, Moon, Guru and Saturn is considered to be important from the Navagrahas in the event of kumbh. Therefore, kumbh is organized in the special position of these planets.

When the nectar was received from Sagar Manthan, then the eclipse began to be drawn into the gods and the demons. In such a way, kumbh is organized at the place where the bunts of nectar sprang from the kalash and fallen on them.

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Recognition on Mahakumbh It has been said in the scriptures that one year of the earth is one day of the gods, therefore every 12 years Kumbh is organized at one place.

Twelve years of the gods comes 144 years after the people of the earth.
It is believed that after 144 years, Kumbh is held in heaven also, so that year Mahakumbha is organized on earth. Prayag is considered as a place for Mahakumbh.

Kumbh Mela History(Story of Kumbh Mela):

Due to the curse of Rishi Durvas once the gods lost their power. Then to get their strength, they contacted Lord Brahma and Lord Shiva, who advised them to pray to Lord Vishnu.

Lord Vishnu advised to chant Kshirsagar and remove the Nectar. When Lord Vishnu said such a thing, the entire deity was engaged in a treaty with the demons and tried to get rid of nectar.

Mandarachal Mountain was used as a stick churning. First of all the poison was born in the churning which was assumed by Lord Shiva.

kumbh mela story

As soon as the nectar appeared with the churning, the deity understood the wrong intentions of the devils; Indra son, on the directions of the gods, flew into the sky with nectar.

According to the agreement, their share was not given to them, the war between the demons and the gods continued for 12 days and 12 nights.

In this way, the nectar fell on four different places, fighting and fighting. Prayagraj, Haridwar, Nasik and Ujjain Since then, it is believed that there are mysterious powers at these places, and therefore Kumbh Mela is held at these places.

 As we can say 12 days of the gods, 12 years of human beings are equal, so at these sacred places every 12 years is followed by Kumbh Mela.



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