MAUNI AMAVASYA

  • Devotees take holy dip in Ganga on Mauni Amavasya January 30, 2014

    A large number of devotees on Thursday took a holy dip at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati on the auspicious occasion of Mauni Amavasya. The bathing festival at the "Sangam" remained incidentfree, official sources said claiming that the number of people who took a dip could be...
  • Kumbh ends with last bathing on Maha Shivratri March 11, 2013

    Allahabad: The curtain came down on Sunday on the Kumbh 2013, the biggest religious congregation on earth, with over 70 lakh people taking a holy dip at Sangam on Maha Shivratri. Lakhs of devotees flocked to Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati rivers. The Kumbh began January...
  • Kumbh: 3 crore devotees expected on Mauni Amavasya February 9, 2013

    Allahabad: Devotees are arriving in large numbers in the city for the auspicious bathing day of Mauni Amavasya on Sunday during the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation at the holy Sangam. Devotees, including women and children, have been arriving in Allahabad as well as in the transGanga and transYamuna regions from...
  • Big Bathday: Kumbh crowd ready January 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Lakhs of pilgrims are expected to take a holy dip on the occasion of the mauni amasya, the biggest and the most auspicious day for bathing, in the river Ganga at the Ardh Kumbh in Allahabad on Friday. The ageold belief is that a dip at the sangam at...