Kumbha March of Time

Notes from the Kumbh – Vignettes

30/11/2018 Raman Nanda 0

Kumbh Prayagraj: The city prepares for the Ardhkumbha beginning in January 2019. Journalist Raman Nanda’s recollections of the Mahakumbha in 2001, are shared here. The Kumbh is an experience. Shared […]

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Akhadas of Sadhu Sannyasins at Kumbh

24/11/2018 Romola Butalia 0

The Kumbh Mela area is broadly separated according to the various Sannyas or Shaiva akhadas and Vairagi/Sadhu or Vaishnav Akhadas as well as other Sampradayas. At Prayagraj, there is also […]

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Prayagraj erstwhile Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

23/11/2018 admin 0

Prayagraj: An introduction Prayagraj, earlier called Allahabad, lies at the confluence of the Ganga (Ganges) and the Yamuna, two sacred rivers that have been cradles of the Indian civilisation. The […]