naga baba with trident at the kumbh mela hindu festival (india)

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Naga Sadhu with ritual beads and trident, at the Kumbh Mela 2013 festival near Allahabad (India).­

Also called Naga babas, those naked sadhus are wanderers with no possessions.­

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For more info about Naga [naked] Sadhus, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Dashanami_­Sampradaya.

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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Shastri Bridge, Kumbh Mela Area I, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211019, India