Young Hindu boy with shaven hair and a Ramanandi Tilaka ritual forehead mark.
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.
For more info about the Ramanandi Hindu sect, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramanandi_Sampradaya.
For more info about the Tilaka Hindu Ritual Mark, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilaka.
For more photos and info about the Kumbh Mela festival, read the album description.