Shahi Snan

Kumbh Mela: Seers keep last Shahi Snan symbolic

Till the conclusion of the royal bath, nearly 2,000 seers of 13 'akhadas' (sects) had taken a dip in the Ganga at Har Ki Pairi ghat which was reserved exclusively for them,  officials said.

published on : 27th April 2021

Influential akhada ends pilgrimage after PM Modi calls for end of event in view of surging Covid cases

Remaining part of Mahakumbh to be held in symbolic manner

published on : 18th April 2021

Covid protocols drown as 13 lakh devotees take dip on third day of Maha Kumbh

The number of devotees who took a holy dip, though, was almost one-third of the second Shahi Snan on April 12, when over 35 lakh pilgrims had gathered in Haridwar.

published on : 15th April 2021

Mahakumbh: Scores flout Covid norms as 35 lakh assemble in Haridwar for Shahi Snan 

Kumbh Mela IG Sanjay Gunjyal said, "We are unlikely to take strict action due to the huge gathering. A stampede-like situation can occur if we try to apply force."

published on : 12th April 2021

Release more water in Yamuna, priests appeal to PM Modi ahead of Kumbh

While the arrangements made for the Vrindavan Kumbh by the government of Uttar Pradesh are commendable, the polluted Yamuna water mars the efforts.

published on : 5th March 2021

Will not participate in 'shahi snan' in Yamuna unless water is clean: Hindu seers

Mahant Dharam Das made the declaration in presence of the chiefs of two other Vaishnavi akharas, Maha Nirmohi and Maha Digambar akharas.

published on : 28th February 2021