PRAYAGRAJ
KUMBH MELA - 2019

About KUMBH

It is described that while Durvasa Muni was passing on the road, he saw Indra on the back of his elephant and was pleased to offer Indra a special fragrant garland from his own neck. Indra, however, being too puffed up, took the garland, and without respect for Durvasa Muni, he placed it on the trunk of his carrier elephant. The elephant, being an animal, could not understand the value of the garland, and thus the elephant threw the garland between its legs and smashed it. Seeing this insulting behavior, Durvasa Muni immediately cursed Indra to be poverty-stricken, bereft of all material opulence. Thus the demigods, afflicted on one side by the fighting demons and on the other by the curse of Durvasa Muni, lost all the material opulence’s in the three worlds.

Lord Indra, Varuna and the other demigods, seeing their lives in such a state, consulted among themselves, but they could not find any solution. Then all the demigods assembled and went together to the peak of Sumeru Mountain. There, in the assembly of Lord Brahma, they fell down to offer Lord Brahma their obeisances, and then they informed him of all the incidents that had taken place.

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Following the Instructions of our Founder-Acharya A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. We are creating an environment for you at Praygraj Kumbha.

Bathing Dates

  • Makar Sankranti

    (1*Shahi Snan) 14/15 Jan

  • Putrada Ekadashi

    17 Jan

  • Paush Purnima

    21 Jan

  • Sat-Tila Ekadashi

    31 Jan

  • Mauni Amavasya

    (2* Shahi Snan) 4 Feb

  • Basant Panchmi

    (3* Shahi Snan) 10 Feb

Facilities

Kindly Book in Advance to enable us to serve you better.

For Booking : iskconkm@gmail.com

Accomodation

Accommodation would be available along Mother Ganga riverbed for your stay with us at ISKCON KumbhMela camp Allahabad. There shall be three categories - Deluxe Room, Swiss Cottage and EuropeanPlan(E.P) tent.

(a). Deluxe Room:
Is a 12 ft.x16 ft. room with attached toilet, and a small verandah outside Accommodates 3 persons comfortably . Flooring is raised little bit from ground level and is provided with carpet. Each room has cots, mattresses, pillows, bed sheets, chair and table. Suitable electrical points are provided . (THESE ROOMS HAVE GEYSERS AND HEAT CONVECTOR / HEATER).


(b). Swiss Cottage:
These are double ply tents and have separate internal compartments providing privacy. Cottages are provided with cots, mattresses, pillows and bed sheets. Attached bath/ toilets are provided. Hot water is available. (Each tent accommodates 3-4 persons comfortably.)


(c). European plan (E.P) tent :
These are basic economy tents with accommodation for 6 persons on sharing basis with mattresses , pillows and bed sheets. Bathroom / toilet facility is available separate.


The days dates for Main Shahi snan are listed below :-

Shahi snan Dates No of Days Deluxe Room Swiss Cottage E.P
Makar Sankranti 13th to 17th Jan 4N/5D 35,000 20,000 3,000/Head
Basant Panchami 2nd to 6th Feb 4N/5D 65,000 35,000 4,000/Head
January 8th to 12th Feb 4N/5D 35,000 20,000 3,000/Head


  • - Tents are available against suggested donation proceeds for which shall be utilized for free Prasad distribution for sadhus /devotees.
  • - For Non Bathing days (Other Than above Shahi Snan days):
    (i) Rs.4000 per Day for Deluxe Room.
    (ii) Rs.2500 per Day for Swiss Cottage.
    (iii) Rs.500 per Day/per Person for E.P.
  • - KALPA VAAS (13’th JAN-19 to till 12’th Feb-19) in Swiss tent types @Rs.99,000 with accommodation and Prasadam and Rs.15,000 for E.P. type tent on sharing basis.

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