Kumbh Mela 2016  


Kumbh Mela 2013

Siddha Ashram, Ujjain, India         

April 22nd to May 21st, 2016

Local Mobile Number : +91 (0)9584128286,

Important dates for Kumbh Mela - Ujjain 2016

22 April 2016 Fri Purnima (First Snan)
06th May 2016 Fri Vaishakh Krishna Amavasya
9th May 2016 Mon Shukla/Akshey Tritya (Second Snan)
11th May 2016 Wed Shukla Panchami
17th May 2016 Sat Ekadashi & Pradosh Snan
21st May 2016 Sat Purnima
Main Bathing Date For 2016 Kumbhmela: 9th May 2016


  • Kumbh Mela, a time-space where millions gather in joy, offering spiritual service to humanity.
  • A very special religious and spiritual atmosphere, very supportive for your personal evolution. 
  • Everywhere spiritual talks and teachings, sacred music and dance, prayer and meditation.
  • A special time to open your heart and receive spiritual information going very deep as the whole atmosphere is full of devotion and search for the Truth. A 'kingdom of Truth' where the energy is working in a different way, helping you on your path.
  • Ritual bath in the Ganga : prana energy is awake and leads you to higher levels of consciousness
  • A unique chance to see and meet all the different saddhus with their different approach to the Truth and their type of systems and teachings... whole India in one place !
  • The Kumbh Mela is a magnificent spectacle too. Millions of people gathered in one place, colourful holy men, naked sadhus, wondrous feats of asceticism, piety one a scale unparalleled anywhere else, and at the Kumbh Mela amazing peace and order on the great bathing days.

The founder of Siddha Ashram Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nardanand is a Siddh Guru (enlightened master with capability to awaken Shakti Kundalini) of the mystic Shaktipat tradition. With his sankalp shakti (power of thought) Shakti Kundalini awaken in the aspirant and the aspirant could feel divine experiences instantly. More information about Shaktipat can be found here. In Siddha Ashram camp the aspirant gets rare opportunity to get initiated to Shaktipat tradition and receives enlightening teachings of the enlightened master. Everyday meditation with the master is another amazing experience which boosts spiritual evolution.

Siddha Ashram offers this special opportunity for Western spiritual seekers to meet with Indian philosophy and spiritual life, and to bathe in this very unique spiritual atmosphere.


Hatha Yoga : For interested practitioners intense hatha yoga classes will be conducted by Swami Pranavanand in the camp.

Meditation : For initiates of Shaktipat tradition group meditation with the master will be conducted everyday morning and evening. Also guided meditation and yog-nidra sessions will be conducted for normal seekers.

Ayurveda : Swami Nardanand will be providing ayurvedic advice and natural remedies for everybody.

Teachings & Discourses : Everyday enlightening discourses on spiritual development, Shaktipat, oriental philosophy and question answer sessions will be given by Swami Nardanand, Swami Satyadevanand and Swami Jyoti Ma.


(subject to adjustments according to special events)

6 am - 7 am Hatha Yoga
7 am - 8 am Shaktipat Group Meditation
8 am - 9:30am Breakfast & Rest
9:30 am- 11 am Discourse & Teaching
11 am - 1 pm Visit to different places
1 pm -4 pm Lunch & Rest
4 pm - 5 pm Shaktipat Group Meditation
5 pm - 6:30 pm Discourse & Question Answer
6:30 pm - 8 pm Arati & Bhajan (Devotional Singing)
8 pm Dinner & Rest


  • Ashram will provide 3 different types of rooms to stay
    • Dormitory : Normally 8-10 people will be given accomodation in one room. Mattress can be provided depending on availability. Common toilet bath rooms will be there.
    • Regular : Each room will be for 2 persons. rooms are airconditioned having attached toilet bathroom. Blankets, mattress will be provided.
      Note :There can be wooden cottages also which will be having same facility as regular rooms.
    • Shred rooms: These are standard rooms having all facilities as above but will be shared between 2 persons.
  • Security guard will be present
  • Good non-spicy vegetarian food and filtered water.
  • The prices for all rooms include all food, filtered water and snacks.


Air: The nearest airport, Indore (55 Kms.), is connected by air with Bhopal, Bombay, Delhi and Gwalior.

Rail: Ujjain is a railway station on the Western Railway line and connected with major cities in India.

Road: Good motorable roads connect Ujjain with Ahmedabad (402 Kms.), Bhopal (183 Kms.), Bombay (655 Kms.), Delhi (774 Kms.), Gwalior (451 Kms.), Indore (53 Kms.), Khajuraho (570 Kms.), Mandu (158 Kms.)

If you want us to book a flight or train ticket for you please email to the email address below. You can send email if you want to book international flights too. If you are travelling with a group we can try to give you good discount in air tickets. If you are booking well in advance we can consider for a complete tour package for you.


The Kumbh Mela ("great festival of the pot of nectar of immortality") is held every three years in each of four different locations, returning to each of four places every twelve years. An Ardh (half) Mela (festival) takes place six years after the Maha Kumbh in each location. Kumbh Mela is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage and bathing festival that takes place at the following 4 locations of India namely:

Prayag (near the city of Allahabad, in the state of Uttar Pradesh) at the confluence of three rivers Ganga (Ganges), Yamuna and Saraswati

Haridwar (in the state of Uttaranchal Pradesh) where the river Ganga enters the plains from Himalayas.

Ujjain (in Madhya Pradesh), on the banks of Shipra river.

Nasik (in Maharashtra) on the banks of Godavari river.


Siddha Ashram
Ramghat-Narsinghghat Link Road
Ujjain(M.P.)India, Pin:-456006
Tel : +91-734-2585089
Mob.: +91
95841 28286
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