Hindu Pilgrims on Row Boat on the Ganges River at Sangam - Kumbh Mela (India)

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Hindu Pilgrims on Row Boat on the Ganges River at Sangam - Kumbh Mela (India)

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

This was January 27 (a full-moon night, called Paush Purnima), one of the most auspicious days for taking the holy bath.

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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Photo taken on January 27, 2013
Baand Marg, Allahabad fort, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211005, India
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