Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Mega City

Kumbh Mela Mapping the Ephemeral Mega City Many people are not familiar with Kumbh Mela and yet it is the largest celebration on earth depending on the positions of Jupiter the sun and the moon Hindus travel to certain places along holy riv

  • Title: Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Mega City
  • Author: Tarun Khanna Rahul Mehrotra Felipe Vera Diana Eck
  • ISBN: 9783775739900
  • Page: 149
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Many people are not familiar with Kumbh Mela, and yet it is the largest celebration on earth depending on the positions of Jupiter, the sun and the moon, Hindus travel to certain places along holy rivers, the Ganges for example, to bathe and cleanse themselves of sin With a 2013 attendance of approximately 34 million, the triennial pilgrimage requires that the communitieMany people are not familiar with Kumbh Mela, and yet it is the largest celebration on earth depending on the positions of Jupiter, the sun and the moon, Hindus travel to certain places along holy rivers, the Ganges for example, to bathe and cleanse themselves of sin With a 2013 attendance of approximately 34 million, the triennial pilgrimage requires that the communities hosting the gatherings create functioning temporary structures to transport, house and feed enormous crowds of people.In 2013, a team from Harvard University monitored the large scale event from its preparation through to the actual celebration, investigating and documenting the prototypes for flexible urban planning and offering organizers advice on issues around environmental protection This substantial hardcover presents their comprehensive research findings along with city maps, aerial images and photographs of this most fascinating feat of urban planning

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    1. A Nice Read for the South Asian scholars studying spiritual experiences of the pilgrimsFew years back, Mumbai's Dabbawala appeared as a successful business case study, which was studied by the Harvard Business School (HBS). This time, Harvard University's South Asia Institute takes deep interests in the Kumbh Mela, the largest human gathering on the earth around the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Sarasvati at Allahabad during a particular season. Subsequently, HBS Case Colle [...]

    2. A Nice Read for the South Asian scholars studying spiritual experiences of the pilgrims Few years back, Mumbai's Dabbawala appeared as a successful business case study, which was studied by the Harvard Business School (HBS). This time, Harvard University's South Asia Institute takes deep interests in the Kumbh Mela, the largest human gathering on the earth around the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Sarasvati at Allahabad during a particular season. Subsequently, HBS Case Coll [...]

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