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 (ăl′ə-hə-băd′, ä′lə-hə-bäd′)
A city of north-central India at the junction of the Yamuna and Ganges Rivers west of Varanasi. It was built on the site of an ancient Indo-Aryan holy city and is still a pilgrimage site for Hindus.


(ˌæləhəˈbæd; -ˈbɑːd)
(Placename) a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh at the confluence of the Ganges and Jumna Rivers: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop: 990 298 (2001)


(ˌæl ə həˈbæd, ˌɑ lə hɑˈbɑd)

a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges. 806,486.
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Ay, but that man had right and reason, for Krishna Himself appeared in a vision promising him Paradise without the burning- pyre if he journeyed to Prayag.
I am no faithless, fish- hunting Gavial, I, at Kasi to-day and Prayag to-morrow, as the saying is, but the true and constant watcher of the ford.
The Kumbh festival -- a human congregation of spirituality is held once in 12 years in only four places across the country -- in Nashik-Trimbakeshwar, Prayag in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, and Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh -- on the banks of rivers that Hindus consider sacred.
Pilot Baba, a Mahamandaleshwar of Juna Akhara, has said that the Shankaracharya was trying to push Hindu religion towards destruction and suggested that Naga sadhus should ignore Swaroopanand's diktat asking them to assemble in Prayag (Allahabad) and Haridwar, ostensibly to wage a war against Sai followers.
Son Prayag is a landscape of rock and boulders now, with only a strip of water flowing through.
Allahabad known in ancient times as Prayag is revered by Hindus.
IHPL)'s India Pilgrim Tours has introduced packages for the Prayag Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 to be held in Allahabad from 27th January, 2013 to 25th February, 2013.
Mohun have suffered two away defeats this season, but they were both tough assignments against the division's two remaining unbeaten sides Dempo and Prayag United.
Services 06/10/10 Not sched 44,000 Nil Dev Prayag Oc.
Prayag Yadav, former head of Tilkara Panchayet, and four of his supporters were killed on Saturday night near Bhaljore More in Banka, about 170 km from Patna.
Mr Rajpura, who lives with his wife Bhagwati and two children Prayag, aged 20, and 17-year-old Janki, said giving up the delights of Christmas was a small price to pay to save something which served a large sector of the population.
Tenders are invited for 1 Bib Cock Size- 1/2 Inch Make-Prayag Or Similar , Qty-180 Nos 2 Piller Cock Size- 1/2 Inch Make- Prayag Or Similar, Qty- 70 Nos 3 Fevicol Size- 500 Gms Each, Qty- 15 Nos