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Devotees take holy dip in Triveni Sangam at Prayagraj yesterday's lunar eclipse

Taking a dip at the Sangam is considered highly auspicious. According to Hindu belief, the Triveni Sangam is the confluence of three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati.

Published: 06th June 2020 11:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th June 2020 11:19 AM   |  A+A-

Devotees gathered at the banks of Triveni Sangam at Prayagraj on Saturday morning

Devotees gathered at the banks of Triveni Sangam at Prayagraj on Saturday morning. (Photo | ANI)

By ANI

PRAYAGRAJ: Devotees gathered at the banks of Triveni Sangam at Prayagraj on Saturday morning, to take a holy dip in the river after yesterday's lunar eclipse.

Taking a dip at the Sangam is considered highly auspicious. According to Hindu belief, the Triveni Sangam is the confluence of three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati.

Jairam Shree, a priest said, "After the eclipse, a lot of people took bath in Triveni Sangam. Last night also some people came here to take a bath."

Gyanwati, a devotee, said, "I took a bath in Triveni, and now I'm going to perform a pooja."

Praveen Kumar Mishra, another devotee, said, "We came here at night and stayed here since eclipse has a great significance. I came here to take dips in holy water and perform prayers."

Precautionary measures to check the spread of COVID-19 such as social distancing and wearing face masks were seen being violated by those present at the river bank.

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