hindu pilgrims eating holy prasad - kumbh mela 2013 (india)


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Hindu devotees eating Holy Prasad at sunset, on the bank of the Ganges river.­

Ashrams offer free Prasad food to all pilgrims.­ Prasad is usually dal and rice, served on a plate made of dried leaves.­

For more info about Prasad (blessed Hindu food), read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Prasad.

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

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Triveni Marg, Kumbh Mela Area I, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211005, India