As the 21st century witnesses the progress of digital evolution, many of them have turned out to be high-tech in terms of spirituality and holiness due to the updated gadgets and applications.
Maha Kumbh Mela, held in Allahabad once in 12 years started its 2013 version on Monday, on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.
It is one of the biggest religious gatherings in the world expecting millions of people from India as well as abroad. Since it is believed to be a biggest congregation in India, occasions can be tracked through smart Kumbh -2013 offered mobile apps.
Interestingly the apps include both free and paid ones, which promises to make the occasion all the more significant for attendees as well as those who couldn’t make it but wish to know the updates. KK Bhutani, an IT expert said, “At a time when millions are coming to Allahabad from all over the world, such apps become all the more vital and relevant.
The list below includes the mobile apps dedicated for Kumbh Mela 2013, which are being downloaded in large numbers;
#3 Maha Kumbh Mela
A significant Android mobile app created by Mappso on January 2, 2013 which comes under the Lifestyle category. It enables the users to get all the relevant updates and freely download other apps related to Maha Kumbha Mela. It has a five-star rating with a file size of 3429kb. The app provides information regarding the history and origin of the fair, a glance into the rituals and ashrams as well as various tourist places in Allahabad. It avails the option of downloading from Google Play too.
#2 Kumbh Mela 2013 Festival Guide
An Android app which works in offline mode without Internet connection. It gives the most up-to-date information on the rituals, Dos and Don’ts, tips for a smooth travel, events and timings for the holy bath, contact and booking details, road maps, money matters and a lot more. It has a file size of 4.33MB. In short, it helps you know everything about Kumbh Mela 2013 at your fingertip.
#1 Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
An Android app created by Top Notch Developers on January 3, 2013 which operates best on Android versions; especially Android GingerBread versions. It has a file size of 352.77K and has a medium rating. Similar to the previous app, it provides all the updates related to the fair and can be downloaded for free.