Snan Parva or showering in the stream Ganges is of awesome significance. It is trusted that it washes away every one of the wrongdoings and the cycle of resurrection and demise closes as the spirit ends up noticeably one with God Almighty.
The following are recorded the propitious blessed bathing dates at the Kumbh Mela. On the primary showering dates there will be a bright, great Procession of brilliant holy people on chariots and elephants at dawn. As the holy people cruise by, they give blesings of awesome effortlessness to every one of the general population. At that point the brilliant holy people took their plunge (shahi snan) in the Holy River Ganges. This happens as per convention, each gathering continuing to the stream and after that showering in a specific arrangement. After every one of these gatherings have washed, at that point all other individuals will go ahead to walk to the Ganges for their shower.
"Bathing in the Ganges River on the most promising day of the Kumbha Mela resembled lounging in nectar. My consciousness was lifted and my recognitions stirred. Kumbh Mela was the most profoundly moving background of my life. There is no expression in our dialect to depict it sufficiently."- - Tour member.
Main Bathing Dates in Allahabad, 2019
|Day & Date||Snan parva||Estimated Devotees|
|14/15 January 2019||Makar Sankranti (1st shahi Snan)||160 million|
|21 January 2019||Paush Purnima||60 million|
|04 February 2019||Mauni Amavasya (Main Royal Bath 2nd Shahi Snan)||310 million|
|10 February 2019||Basant Panchami (3rd shahi Snan)||200 million|
|19 February 2019||Maghi Poornima||170 million|
|04 March 2019||19 February 2019||60 million|