Why Ujjain Kumbh is the coolest thing to do in the heat of May

Why Ujjain Kumbh is the coolest thing to do in the heat of May

It is one of the biggest congregation and spectacles of the world and it happens just once in 12 years! The Ujjain Kumbh is on right now, and if you haven’t thought of heading there you just may be the biggest loser ever! We tell you why Ujjain is located at the bank...
First ‘white paper’ on Simhastha-2016 comes in public domain

First ‘white paper’ on Simhastha-2016 comes in public domain

Ujjain : Like previous occasions, critical examination of Simhastha preparations and arrangements has begun, for this Mahaparva as well. But, interestingly, first such introspection has come from none other than the Simhastha Fair Authority (SFA) chairman Diwakar...
Kumbh devotees brave the odds, all in good faith |DNA

Kumbh devotees brave the odds, all in good faith |DNA

More than a crore people in two days in a city like Ujjain, coming from all directions, belonging to different sects, carrying varied ideas of religion, but with a common belief that the mind needs an anchor in faith — this is the scene that greets a visitor to the...
Dry river fails to dampen Kumbh Mela spirit in Ujjain

Dry river fails to dampen Kumbh Mela spirit in Ujjain

Baburam Shakya, 73, took his fifth Simhasth Kumbh dip last month in Ujjain, a feat not many can boast of given it takes place once every 12 years. Shakya, a retired police official, says much water has flowed from the Shipra river since he took his first dip in it as...