Shahi Snan date at Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021

Shahi Snan Date

First Shahi Snan

Thursday 11 March 2021
Mahashivratri: Ganga’s presence on earth is attributed to Lord Shiva, who held her in his matted locks as she descended from the heaven with an enormous force. A holy dip on this day is believed to be unique spiritually experience.

Second Shahi Snan

Monday 12 April 2021
Somvati Amavasya: Ganga bath has special significance on Somavati Amavasya. It is believed that the moon is the factor of water, the attainment of water and Somanasha is considered as Amrit on Amavasya.

Third Shahi Snan

Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Mesh sankraanti & Baisakhi – On this auspicious day, the water of rivers turns into nectar. According to astrology, a holy dip in the holy Ganges on this day can undo the sins of many lives.

Fourth Shahi Snan

Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Chaitra Poornima: This is one of the most important days for bathing in the holy Ganges and is popularly referred as the day of ‘Amrit Yoga’.