Kumbh Darshan - 2019 The Kumbh Festival – 2019 at Tirthraj Prayag started on the full moon night (Purnima) of the long stretch of Paush. The Kumbh Festival is held at Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik like clockwork, yet the Kumbh at Prayag has an extraordinary essentialness. The Kumbh Festival is set apart by the way that it is held at the banks of sacred streams at regular intervals. In Prayag it is hung on the banks of the waterways Ganga-Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati, in Haridwar at Ganga and in Nasik at the Godavari. An extraordinary reasonable is hung on these events on the banks of these waterways with an immense gathering of gave explorers.
This Kumbh is thought to be the most critical of all as it denotes the heading of astuteness or light. This is where the sun, symbolizing intelligence, rises.
Making of the universe should have started here and it should be the focal point of the earth. Prajapati Brahma, the God of Creation, is said to have made the Universe in the wake of leading the Ashwamedh Yagna at the Dashashwamedh Ghat here. The Dashashwamedh Ghat and the Brahmeshwar Temple still exist here as though as images of that heavenly yagna, and that is another purpose behind the unique noteworthiness of the Prayag Kumbh. Truth be told Prayag and Kumbh are synonymous to each other.
The Meaning of Kumbh The exacting importance of Kumbh is a pitcher, however its natural significance is something unique. Indeed, even as an image of pitcher, Kumbh is synonymous with heavenly exercises as in day by day life a pitcher (or kalash) is an essential piece of every single hallowed movement in Hindu culture, and this pitcher is an image of Kumbh. Blessed sacred writings say that in a pitcher, its mouth (opening) symbolizes the nearness of Vishnu, its neck that of Rudra, the base of Brahama, all goddesses in the middle and the whole seas in the inside, subsequently including all the four Vedas. This itself builds up the importance of the Kumbh as symbolized by the pitcher.
हरिद्वारे कुम्भयोगो मेषार्के कुम्भगे गुराै ।
प्रयागे मेषसंस्थेज्ये मकरस्थे दिवाकरे ।।
उज्जयिन्यां च मेषार्के सिंहस्थे च बृहस्पताै । सिंहस्थितेज्ये सिंहार्के नाशिके गौतमीतटे ।।
सुधाबिन्दुविनिक्षेपात् कुम्भपर्वेति विश्रुतम् ।।
Distinctive Forms of Kumbh We might not stay upon the abstract significance of the word Kumbh, yet we might want to specify the equivalent words and starting points. The Kumbh is a pitcher. Kumbh is the human body, it is the stomach area, and the ocean, earth, sun and Vishnu are equivalent words of Kumbh. The pitcher, ocean, waterway, lakes and the well are images of Kumbh as the water from these spots is secured from all sides. The sky has the front of the breeze, the sun covers the whole universe with its light, and the human body is secured with cells and tissues. That is the reason it is Kumbh. Want, that is aching, is likewise Kumbh. God Vishnu is additionally Kumbh as He infests the whole creation, and the creation overruns in Him.
Natural Meaning of Kumbh
Kumbh is the conjunction of every one of our societies. It is the image of profound arousing. It is the interminable stream of humankind. It is the surge of streams, woods and the antiquated shrewdness of the sages. It is simply the stream of life. It is the image of the conversion of nature and humankind. Kumbh is the wellspring of all vitality. Kumbh influences mankind to understand this world and alternate, sins and endowments, intelligence and numbness, haziness and light. Heavenly waterways are the images of the expressive stream of mankind. Streams are pointers of the stream of water of life in the human body itself. In the human body that is an epitome of home, nothing is conceivable without the five components. The components – fire, wind, water, earth and sky – symbolize the human body. The immense sage-artist Sant Kabir has clarified this great idea in his run of the mill way.
The Himalaya is the dwelling place the spirit of the divine beings. The Holy Ganga sets out upon its adventure from that point, incorporating the timberlands, the mountain sages and the way of life of the towns. The Yamuna is a co-voyager as it puts a conclusion to all wrongdoings, and it is referred to differently as Tripathga, Shivpuri and different names. This is the Ganga that freed the offspring of the Suryavanshi ruler Sagar. Its sacred water is thought about nectar itself.
|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|