Allahabad: The Maha Kumbh, often described as the 'greatest show on earth', began on Monday morning with lakhs of devotees as well as ascetics and religious leaders converging on the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical river Saraswati in Allahabad for a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Several crore devotees and people from across the country as well as abroad are expected to attend the religious gathering. Many foreigners have also come to Allahabad to witness amazing show of Indian culture.
A Russian tourist Ala and her husband Barno have decided to spend a long time in Allahabad during the Kumbh Mela. They are facing language problem but are inspired and interested in enjoying the Indian culture.
Narayan, who is an Indian and working in Germany, has come with his mother to be a part of the Kumbh Mela. Narayan has been left mesmerised by the huge gathering of humanity for the Kumbh Mela and is enjoying at Sangam.