The Maha Kumbh Mela ("great festival of the pot of nectar of immortality") is held every three years in each of four different locations, returning to each of four places every twelve years. An Ardh (half) Mela (festival) takes place six years after the Maha Kumbh in each location.
KUMBH MELA. Allahabad
The next Ardh (half) Mela (festival) will be held January 2007 at Allahabad. Main bathing date: Jan. 19. More Infos