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Is there any mention of Amrit falling at different places after quarrel between Dev and Daityas

I saw an episode of 'Shiv Mahapuran' serial and there it was shown when Amrit came out of Samudra Manthan, Dev and Daityas were running after one another, quarrelling and snatching the Amrit holding ...
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What was the debate where Ramanandi tradition defeated Ramanuja tradition in 1921 Ujjain Kumbh mela?

From wiki The 1921 Simhastha is notable for a historic debate in which the Ramanandi Sampradaya defeated the Ramanuja sampradaya (Shri Vaishnavas). The debate was to address the question whether ...
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Does anyone recognize this symbol?

My cousin has seen a symbol similar to this at 'Ujjain Simhast Kumbh 2016'. He send this to me wondering if I recognize it, but I don't. Does anyone know anything about this symbol?
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What is the benefit of attending Kumbh Mela?

I learned at university that the Kumbh Mela is the largest gathering of people ever and that it occurs once every 12 years. I know it rotates between four cities meaning there is a Kumbh Mela ...
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Are priests of other religions allowed to take part in Kumbh Mela?

Are priests of other religions allowed to take part in Kumbh Mela? Or, is it only a confluence of Hindu saints?