HINDU PILGRIMAGE TOUR - 4PGT
Thousands of years ago, perhaps during vedic period, gods and demons made temporary agreement to work together in obtaining AMRIT (Nectar of Immortality) from the milky oceans and to share this equally. But when the pot containing Amrit appeared; the demons ran away and while they were chased by the gods and in their fight to possess it drops of Amrit fell on to four places on the earth-Prayag, Haridwar, Nasik and Ujjain. Kumbh mela is observed these locations. During the struggle to possess Amrit the planets too played important role. Jupiter enters Aquarius and the Sun enters Aries during these days. This planetary position is said to medicate the waters of the Ganges and turn
.Rituals in the morning at Gaya.
Return to Varanasi for overnight.
Allahabad sits at the confluence of three rivers – Ganga, Yamuna and the mythological river Saraswati.
It is believed drops of Amrit (nectar) fell in the ancient Prayag when the Gods and demons were struggling to take control.
Kumbh mela takes place from Jan. to March every year.
Arth Kumbh mela takes place once in six years and the Maha Kumbh mela once in twelve years.
Year 2019 is the year of Arth Kumbh mela.
Most auspicious days for holy bath at the sangam are 15 & 21 January, 04, 10 & 19 February and 04 March.
Transferred to Varanasi airport on time to connect your flight back home.