2. Urdhwavahurs :
These sadhu believe in putting their body in sever rigidness.
3. Parivajakas :
Who have taken vows of silence.
4. Shirshasins :
Meditate by standing 24 hours on their heads.
Kumbh mela is celebrated every three years in rotation in the following places:
Kumbh mela is held at above all four places. Ardha Kumbh mela is held at Haridwar and Prayaga(Allahabad) every 6 years duration. Purna Kumbh mela is held only at Prayaga every after 12 years duration. Maha Kumbh mela is held at Prayaga every after 144 years.
Nashik Kumbh mela is held every after 12 years. Its scheduled for 2015(August-Sept).Dates of shahi snan has announced on
|14 July||Tuesday||Flag hosting||Ramkund and Trimbakeswar|
|29 Aug||Saturday||First shahi snan||Ramkund and Trimbakeswar|
|13 Sept||Sunday||Second shahi snan||Ramkund and Trimbakeswar|
|18 Sept||Friday||Third shahi snan||Ramkund|
|25 Sept||Friday||Third shahi snan||Trimbakeswar|
Kumbh mela held at Nashik when Jupiter and Sun are in Leo during Hindu month Bhadraprada. So dis-burden sins with holy water and purify yourself internally on this Kumbh mela.