SHAHI SNAN

  • Allahabad: Fire at Maha Kumbh Mela leaves 1 dead, 5 injured February 15, 2013

    Allahabad: A fire at the Maha Kumbh Mela left one dead and injured five others, hours before pilgrims gathered for the last Shahi Snan on Basant Panchami on Friday, just five days after the Allahabad railway station stampede. The holy city of Allahabad is gearing up for another major Shahi...
  • After tragic stampede, Allahabad gears up for another 'Shahi Snan' today February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Just five days after the tragic stampede in Kumbh, the holy city of Allahabad is again gearing up for another major 'Shahi Snan', the third and last of the Maha Kumbh. On Basant Panchami lakhs of pilgrims have turned up at the Maha Kumbh to take a holy dip....
  • Pilgrims flock Maha Kumbh for Mahashivratri bath February 12, 2010

    Haridwar: Braving the dark of the predawn hours, the chill in the air and the ice cold water of the Ganga, thousands of devotees ecstatically shouting Bom Bom Bhole started bathing in the holiest river of the Hindus on the occasion of Mahashivratri on Friday, one of the biggest days...
  • It's the big bathday bash at Kumbh January 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Braving the winter chill, the pilgrims gathered at the Ardh Kumbh in Allahabad had already taken a holy dip in the river Ganga on the occasion of Makar Sakranti festival on Sunday. However, the Shahi Snan that is also the second Shahi Snan, made a more colourful start...