Kumbh Mela

Indian cultural heritage inscribed in UNESCO list

Indian cultural heritage inscribed in UNESCO list

December 20, 2019

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO established a list in 2008 to protect and create awareness about intangible cultural practices which define the diversity in heritage of a country and would be lost to the world if n...

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Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela

March 5, 2019

Von den verschiedenen Pilgerfahrten der Hindus ist der Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, heute Prayagraj, eines der wichtigsten Feste des heiligen Kalenders. An den Ufern des Ganges, am Zusammenfluss von Yamuna und Saraswati, zieht es immer mehr Anhänger an. Es ist die größte Versammlu...

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Gangasagar Yatra: An annual Hindu pilgrimage in India

Gangasagar Yatra: An annual Hindu pilgrimage in India

January 20, 2017

Every year, millions of Hindus from India and beyond undertake an arduous journey to an island of West Bengal to take a dip in the holy Ganges, where it meets the Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

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