Thursday, February 13, 2014

India: Kumbh Mela

Akhara, association of different sects of Yogis, during Kumbh Mela- Hindu piligrimage of faith, marching over makeshift bridge in Allahabad.
Kumbh Mela and and Maha Kumbh Mela are largest religious gatherings in the world, held every 6 years in Allahabad, and in another 4 places at different years. There hindus gather to bathe in sacred rivers. Piligrimage is held for about 1.5 months in places where, is believed in Hinduism, drops of nectar fell from the kumbha carried by gods after the sea was churned.

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