✅Kumbh Mela is the largest peaceful congregation of pilgrims on earth, during which participants bathe or take a dip in a sacred river.
✅Kumbh Mela comes under the UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
✅The festival is held at Prayagraj (at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati), Haridwar (on the Ganges), Ujjain (on the Shipra) and Nasik (on the Godavari) every four years by rotation and is attended by millions of people irrespective of caste, creed or gender.
✅The event encapsulates the science of astronomy, astrology, spirituality, ritualistic traditions, & social & cultural customs & practices, making it extremely rich in knowledge.
✅The teacher-student relationship of the sadhus in the ashrams & akhadas remains the most important method of imparting and safeguarding knowledge and skills relating to Kumbh Mela.