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Over lakhs take holy dip on Paush Purnima with commencement of...

In Uttar Pradesh, over twenty five lakhs of devotees took the holy dip in the Sangam of Allahabad on Paush Purnima today. Hundreds of thousands of elated Hindu? devotees thronged to forty four day long Magh Mela of Allahabad for taking a dip at Sangam, the ... News on Air, 3 weeks ago
Dandi Swamis lead holy dip on Makar Sankranti Times of India, 2 weeks ago

Magh Mela begins today with Paush Purnima snan

The 44-day Magh Mela is set to begin today with approximately 25 lakh pilgrims, including scores of kalpwasis, expected to take a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of Yamuna, Ganga and mythological Saraswati, on the occasion of Paush Purnima. In ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago SANGAM INDIA : Magh Mela begins today with Paush Purnima 'snan'  4 Traders3 weeks ago

In service for 30 years to make villages model ones

, presently camping at Upper Marg in Magh Mela area, are working for over 30 years, making the hamlets of the country model ones by working with gram pradhans. With a strength of 2,500 members comprising men and women, the organisation headed by ...
 Times of India1 day ago

Magh Mela officer shifted 48 hrs before start

Forty-eight hours ahead of the start of month-long religious Magh Mela, officials involved in the preparations have started facing the heat. On Saturday, DM Bhawnath Singh gave marching orders to mela officer Ramesh Shukla and replaced him with SDM ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Magh Mela: Officials race against time to finish work  Times of India4 weeks ago
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Like! This Magh Mela, reach out to sadhus on WhatsApp

'Babaji spends around 16 hours a day on WhatsApp and Facebook reaching out to his disciples. He finds this the most convenient way to reach out to them and solve their problems.' Rediff.com’s Sharat Pradhan visits the Magh Mela to find Naga sadhus busy twiddling away on their smartphones, using social networking tools to keep in touch with their followers.    A majority of the Naga babas at the Magh Mela said WhatsApp and Facebook allowed them to reach out to a wider base and ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Selfie sadhus

ALLAHABAD: A conflux of technology and spirituality is in full flow at the ongoing Magh Mela at the confluence of Ganga , Yamuna and mythological Saraswati . Clad in saffron robes, sadhus with beaded hair and free- flowing beard can be seen taking ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

28 lakh take holy dip at Sangam

More than 28 lakh pilgrims braved the chilly winds in Allahabad on the occasion of “Paush Purnima” on Monday to take the holy dip at Sangam the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. The day also marked the beginning of the 44-day long ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago

Saints declare water unsuitable for bath, threaten boycott

Saints belonging to Dandi Bada have decided to boycott auspicious Paush Purnima bath on Monday in protest against mela authorities failure to make the river suitable for bathing and providing basic amenities to seers camping in the mela area. The ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
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Bodies surface in Ganga: Hindu religious beliefs come ...

Lucknow: Between January 12 and 16, more than 108 bodies some wrapped in cloth but all in various stages of decay came floating in the Ganga and got stuck on the muddy bank and sandy islands in the shallow waters at Pariyar ghat in Safipur area of ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago

Woman gangraped by four in Meerut

A 45-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by four persons who forcefully entered her house in Kanker Khera area here, police said today. Kallan, Gulfaam, Afzaal and an unidentified man entered the victim's house last night when her husband was not ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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