Tag archive for ‘Simhasth’
By Editor On Monday, June 13th, 2016

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 More...

By Editor On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

MP waives tax on Shankaracharya’s customised bus worth Rs 1.30 crore |Hindustan Times

BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh government waived on Wednesday the road tax on a Rs 1.30-crore luxury bus owned by Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati, a move derided by social activists and the opposition AAP as More...

By Editor On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

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 More...

By Editor On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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 More...

By Editor On Friday, May 20th, 2016

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. A Hindu devotee takes a holy dip in the Shipra river at the Simhastha More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Met department issues dust storm warning in Ujjain – Times of India

INDORE: Met department has predicted dust storm in Ujjain and issued a warning to the residents to remain indoors from 11am to 4pm on Thursday. Temperature soared in Ujjain to 45 degree Celsius even as thousands More...

By Editor On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Almost six crore devotees have taken dip in Simhastha Kumbh mela so far – The New Indian Express

UJJAIN (Madhya Pradesh): In Madhya Pradesh, around 5.5 crore devotees have so far taken holy dip in the Kshipra river, where the Simhastha Kumbh mela started late last month in Ujjain. Talking to reporters, State More...

Gujarat Tribals
By Editor On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Shiv Tandav, favorite of Modi to be performed by Gujarat tribals at Ujjain Kumbh Mela

The three-day Samajik Samrasta Snan at the Simhasta Kumbh Mela in Ujjain, to be held from May 12 to 14, will see several RSS functionaries and BJP president Amit Shah take the holy dip in the Kshipra River on May More...

By Editor On Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Indo-Dutch research group to study crowd dynamics, behaviour | Business Standard News

With such a lukewarm response to the Kumbh Mela in Ujjain, a group of India- and the Netherlands-based research scholars finds itself in a sweat. The group is here to understand crowd dynamics, behaviour and psychology. “We More...

Spiritual film Fest
By Editor On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Spiritual film fest begins at Ujjain – Times of India

Indore: With changing times, Simhastha, one of the largest known religious gather ings on earth, is not only restricted to religious verses and holy dips, but devotees can now enjoy a series of spiritual theme-based More...