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Kumbh Mela

/ˌkʊm ˈmeɪlə; ˌkʊm məˈlɑː/
noun
1.
a Hindu festival held once every twelve years in one of four sacred sites, where bathing for purification from sin is considered especially efficacious
Word Origin
from Hindi, literally: pitcher festival or Aquarius festival, from Sanskrit kumbha pot, Aquarius + melā assembly
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