clay shiva lingams ceremony at kumbh mela - 13 photos

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Photos of a Hindu ceremony performed by members of a large Ashram at the Kumbh Mela festival.

Thousands of Hindu devotees each made hundreds of small lingams with soft clay, each lingam having three small white eyes.

Then they all walked in a procession from the Ashram toward the nearby Ganges river, carrying trays on their heads, with all the small clay lingams on the trays.

All the lingams were then thrown in the Ganges river, as an offering to God Shiva.

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