Last Shahi Snan at Simhastha on May 21

Ujjain: Lakhs of devotees will take the holy dip in Kshipra river during last Shahi Snan of century’s second Simhastha at Ujjain on May 21. Shahi Snan of Akharas will commence from 3 am. Shaivite and Vaishnavite Akharas will take holy dip simultaneously at Dutt Akhara and Ramghat, respectively, from 3 am. Saints and seers belonging to various Akharas will take the holy dip in accordance with time fixed for them from 3 to 11 …

Al basic facilities restored within hours

Ujjain: All basic facilities including power, drinking water, toilets, roads etc have restored in Mangalanth zone of Simhastha Mela area at Ujjain have been restored after being affected by cyclonic storm in this evening. As soon as information was received about leakage of a sewage lines in Bhukhi Mata area it was immediately repaired by Dutt Akhara zones staff. On receipt of information about opening of sewage on Ramghat, Mahakal zones sanitary staff closed it …

Simhastha-2016 begins at Ujjain

Ujjain: Simhastha-2016 began at Ujjain on Friday, with lakhs of devotees taking holy dip in sacred Kshipra river. Massive congregation of devotees on the river banks since early morning was a sight for the gods to see. It was enchanting and mesmerising to see Akhada’s saints, seers and Mahants scurrying towards the river and having the dip together amidst slogans singing glory of the God. All Akhadas came for Snan through the route prescribed for …