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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Hindu Kumbh Mela Festival

  • Aired: 01/18/2013
  • 01:34
  • Rating: NR
Maha Kumba Mela or Big Pitcher festival commemorates a story that describes the god Vishu’s fight with demons to gain possession of a golden pitcher containing the nectar of immortality. During the battle, some drops fell to the earth on the pilgrimage sites.
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The world’s largest religious festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims.
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