old hindu pilgrim at kumbh mela 2013 (india)

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old hindu pilgrim at kumbh mela 2013 (india)

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Old Hindu man with his luggage (just a small bundle on a stick), and his food can, walking alone toward the Sangam.

The Triveni Sangam is the confluence of the Yamuna and the Ganga (Ganges) rivers, and this is the holiest place to take the ritual baths during the Kumbh Mela.

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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Photo taken on January 27, 2013
Kila Marg, Kumbh Mela Area I, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211005, India