hindu women carrying coconut offerings (india)

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Hindu women carrying coconut offerings, at the Kumbh Mela 2013 festival near Allahabad (India).­

This was a procession ceremony organized by an Ashram.

Kumbh Mela is the largest festival on Earth, taking place once every 12 years, with more than 50 million Hindu pilgrims gathering to pray and bathe in the holy Ganges river.­

For more photos and info about the Kumbh Mela festival, read the album description.

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