Mythological significance of Kumbh revolves around the story of the ocean churning which was done by the GODS and DEMONS to obtain the invaluable nectar of immortality. The story is symbolic of the churning of our minds to go deeper into our selves from where all powers and auspicious things arise, eventually leading to liberation or immortality. The origin of Kumbha Mela lies in the beautiful story of the fight between the GOOD and EVIL has existed from time immemorial.  According to the story, the demons were always fighting with their brothers, the gods.