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In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013

Jan 14, 2013 19:50pm
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • A man jumps up and down in the water as he takes a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • Hindu holy men, or Naga Sadhus, celebrate naked in the water at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • A Naga Sadhu, swings his head as he bathes at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • A Naga Sadhus, swings his hair as he bathes at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • A Naga Sadhu, stands naked in the water as he looks at the sun at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • Naga Sadhus, celebrate in the water at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • A boy reacts after being taken for a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • Naked Naga Sadhus return after a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati for a dip on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • Naked Naga Sadhus leave from their camp for a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • A girl dressed as Hindu Goddess begs for alms as devotees leave after a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati for a dip on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad.
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
  • In pics: Maha Kumbh Mela 2013