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Kumbh Mela

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

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Word Origin for Kumbh Mela

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