Nashik Kumbh Mela 2015 – Important Dates

Considered the biggest congregation of faith on earth, the Kumbh Mela is held at four locations – Haridwar, Prayag, Ujjain and Nashik.

Updated: Jul 17, 2015, 12:35 PM IST

New Delhi: Considered the biggest congregation of faith on earth, the Kumbh Mela is held at four locations – Haridwar, Prayag, Ujjain and Nashik.

In Nashik it is held Sun and Jupiter are in Leo during the Hindu month of Bhadraprada (August-September).

While normal Kumbh Mela is held every 3 years, the Ardh Kumbh Mela is held every 6 years at Haridwar and Prayag, Purna Kumbh Mela takes place every 12 years at four places mentioned above.

Important Dates

July 14 2015 (Tuesday): Flag hoisting of the main ceremony at Ram Kunda

August 14 2015 (Friday): Flag hoisting of the Akhara at Sadhugram

August 26 2015 (Wednesday): Shravan Shudha- First Snan

August 29 2015 (Saturday): Shravan Purnima - First Shahi Snan at Ram Kunda

September 13 2015 (Sunday): Bhadrapad Amavasya - Second Shahi Snan/ Main bathing day

September 18 2015 (Friday): Bhadrapad Shukla Panchmi (Rushipanchami) - Third Shahi Snan

September 25 2015 (Friday): Bhadrapad Shukla Dwadashi - Vaman Dwadashi Snan