The Astrology of the Maha Kumbh Mela

Updated November 12, 2013Posted by Jaganatha Das


When the planets have reached their maximum alignment, the gathering begins at the banks of the holy Ganges, Yumuna, and mythical Saraswati rivers. Jupiter enters Aries at this special time when the bubbling waters of the underground Saraswati River can also be seen merging with the blue waters of the Ganges and the green Yumuna River.

Planets align in Jupiter

Close up view of the planets positions on Jan 24th, 2001, as seen from India. (click for full page view)

Thanks to StarGazer software

The Moon aligns for an Eclipse

And on the Opening day, January 9th, check out this chart...