Kumbh Mela major bathing dates will run from January 14 to 21 February.Tens of millions of Hindus have already arrived in Allahabad as the Maha Kumbh Mela hosted in India gets underway.The event takes place once in 12 years .The last event was in 2001.More than 40 million people gathered on the main bathing day of the festival, breaking a record for the biggest human gathering.
The most auspicious days -Kumbh Mela Bathing Dates for this festival are as follows:
14 January 2013 (Monday) – Makar Sankranti. A Holy bath during this period carries special significance. Those who take a holy bath in the rivers acquire pious credits.
27 January 2013 (Sunday) – Paush Purnima. The day occurs when the moon is full in the Hindu month of Paush. This is the last full moon of winter. By this time, the sadhu and hundreds of thousands of pilgrims arrive at the Kumbh Mela.
10 February 2013 (Sunday) – Mauni Amavasya Snan (Main Bathing Day). For the holy men and women, this is the main bathing day. New members to various holy monastic orders receive their first initiation on this day.
15 February 2013 (Friday) – Basant Panchami Snan. This is the fifth day of the luminous half of the lunar month and is the beginning of spring in North India.
17 February 2013 (Sunday) – Rath Saptami Snan. Rath Saptami festival is observed on the seventh day of Shukla Paksha in the Magh Month (January – February) in the traditional Hindu calendar.
21 February 2013 (Thursday) – Bhisma Ekadashi Snan. On this day, Bhishma Pithamaha, the oldest, wisest, most powerful and most righteous person belonging to the Kuru dynasty (approximately over 5000 years ago), narrated the greatness of Lord Krishna.
Source ,ITV News Site
Kumbh Mela cleansing festival is one of the major events in the world.