Kumbh Mela

/ (ˌkʊm ˈmeɪlə, ˌkʊm məˈlɑː) /

noun

a Hindu festival held once every twelve years in one of four sacred sites, where bathing for purification from sin is considered especially efficacious

Word Origin for Kumbh Mela

from Hindi, literally: pitcher festival or Aquarius festival, from Sanskrit kumbha pot, Aquarius + melā assembly

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