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Photos | Devotees take holy dip at Prayagraj's Sangam Ghat on Maghi Purnima

Updated On Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST
  • Magha Purnima, also known as Maghi Purnima, is a full moon day that falls in the Hindu calendar month of Magha (January-February).
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On the occasion of Maghi Purnima, the full moon night in the Hindu month of Magh, thousands of devotees from across the country gathered at the ghats of Sangam in Prayagraj to take a holy dip in the River Ganga. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

On the occasion of Maghi Purnima, the full moon night in the Hindu month of Magh, thousands of devotees from across the country gathered at the ghats of Sangam in Prayagraj to take a holy dip in the River Ganga. (PTI)

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Devotees perform rituals at the bank of Ganga river on the occasion of Maghi Purnima during the annual 'Magh Mela' at Sangam, in Prayagraj.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

Devotees perform rituals at the bank of Ganga river on the occasion of Maghi Purnima during the annual 'Magh Mela' at Sangam, in Prayagraj.(PTI)

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As per the Udaya Tithi, this year Maghi Purnima is being observed today, February 24. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

As per the Udaya Tithi, this year Maghi Purnima is being observed today, February 24. (PTI)

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On this day, people make significant donations and offer food to the poor, who lack food and clothes. The food includes ghee, fruits, and jaggery. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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On this day, people make significant donations and offer food to the poor, who lack food and clothes. The food includes ghee, fruits, and jaggery. (PTI)

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The Magh Mela began on Makar Sankranti, January 15. The second-to-last holy dip in the sacred waters of the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj will be taken on February 24, on the occasion of Magha Purnima. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

The Magh Mela began on Makar Sankranti, January 15. The second-to-last holy dip in the sacred waters of the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj will be taken on February 24, on the occasion of Magha Purnima. (PTI)

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A Sadhu performs ritual as Hindu devotees light oil lamps near stands tridents ('trishul') at a religious event organised on the eve of Maghi Purnima, during the Magh Mela festival in Prayagraj.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

A Sadhu performs ritual as Hindu devotees light oil lamps near stands tridents ('trishul') at a religious event organised on the eve of Maghi Purnima, during the Magh Mela festival in Prayagraj.(PTI)

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Batuk Brahmins offer prayer at the Sangam during the Magh Mela festival, in Prayagraj on Friday ahead of Maghi Purnima. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

Batuk Brahmins offer prayer at the Sangam during the Magh Mela festival, in Prayagraj on Friday ahead of Maghi Purnima. (ANI)

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Hindu Devotees light earthern lamps on the eve of Maghi Purnima in Prayagraj.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Hindu Devotees light earthern lamps on the eve of Maghi Purnima in Prayagraj.(PTI)

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On this auspicious day, devotees take a holy bath in the Ganga river, observe fast and offer prayers to Lord Vishnu. (AP (File Photo)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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On this auspicious day, devotees take a holy bath in the Ganga river, observe fast and offer prayers to Lord Vishnu. (AP (File Photo))

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This year, the Purnima Tithi begins at 03:33 PM on February 23 and will end at 05:59 PM on February 24. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

This year, the Purnima Tithi begins at 03:33 PM on February 23 and will end at 05:59 PM on February 24. (AP)

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The Triveni Sangam, where the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswati converge, holds great significance for Maghi Purnima. (HT File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 24, 2024 12:09 PM IST

The Triveni Sangam, where the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswati converge, holds great significance for Maghi Purnima. (HT File Photo)

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