Monday, May 30, 2016

Special Cover on Main Snan Ghats of Simhastha Mahaparv – 21st May 2016.

Lakhs of devotees, including mahants and sadhus of various akharas along with other pilgrims, took the holy dip in the Kshipra river on 21st May 2016 on the occasion of third and last 'Shahi Snan (royal bath)' as a part of the century’s second 'Simhastha Mahakumbh'. Sadhus from Shree Panchdanshnam Juna Akhara were the first to take the royal bath at Dutt Akhara Ghat. They were followed by Agni, Avahan, Nirmohi and other akharas.

Every 12 years, during the Kumbh Mela, along the Ujjain city’s elaborate riverside ghats, Goddess Kshipra, which symbolizes purity, clarity and chastity, is worshipped by thousands and thousands of devotees. Along the banks of River Kshipra, many bathing ghats are located. The Shri Ram Ghat, also known as Ram Ghat is the most ancient bathing ghat and is very popularly visited during the Kumbh Mela. It is located near the Harsiddhi Temple. Other important Ghats are Triveni Ghat, Gau Ghat, Mangalnath Ghat, Siddhwat Ghat, Kabir Ghat, Rinmukteshwar Ghat, Bhukimata Ghat, Datt Akhada Ghat, Chintaman Ghat, Prashanti Dham Ghat, Sunheri Ghat and Narsingh Ghat

A Special Cover was released on Main Snan Ghats of Simhastha Mahaparv on 21st May 2016 at Ujjain.

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