old hindu pilgrim at kumbh mela 2013


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Old Hindu pilgrim with beard, dreadlocks and turban.­ On his right shoulder, ritual rope loops.­

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Photo taken at the Kumbh Mela 2013 festival near Allahabad (India)

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.­

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Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 Sadhus (Hindu holy men) - Babas India 2013
Shastri Bridge, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211019, India