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old hindu pilgrim at kumbh mela 2013

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

If you know the name of the Hindu ritual rope loop, please post a Comment!

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.­

baba
beard
dreadlocks
dreads
headdress
hearwear
hindu
kumbha mela
maha kumbh mela
man
pilgrim
sadhu
tilak
tilaka
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yatri
January 26, 2013
Shastri Bridge, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211019, India