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India Kumbh
Hindu holy men or a Naga Sadhus from Shri Panchayti Niranjani Akhara arrive to a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Kumbh Mela, in prayagraj Allahabad, India, in , Allahabad,India , Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation of a period of over a month on the banks of Sangam during the Kumbh Mela in January 2013, devotees wash themselves in the waters of the Ganges believing that it washes away their sins and ends the process of reincarnation. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh
Hindu holy men or a Naga Sadhus from Shri Panchayti Niranjani Akhara arrive to a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Kumbh Mela, in prayagraj Allahabad, India, in , Allahabad,India , Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation of a period of over a month on the banks of Sangam during the Kumbh Mela in January 2013, devotees wash themselves in the waters of the Ganges believing that it washes away their sins and ends the process of reincarnation. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Hindu holy men or a Naga Sadhus from Shri Panchayti Niranjani Akhara to arrive a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Kumbh Mela, in prayagraj Allahabad, India, in , Allahabad,India , Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation of a period of over a month on the banks of Sangam during the Kumbh Mela in January 2013, devotees wash themselves in the waters of the Ganges believing that it washes away their sins and ends the process of reincarnation. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh
Naked Hindu holy men or a Naga Sadhus leave from their camp for a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Kumbh Mela, in prayagraj Allahabad, India, in , Allahabad,India , Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation of a period of over a month on the banks of Sangam during the Kumbh Mela in January 2013, devotees wash themselves in the waters of the Ganges believing that it washes away their sins and ends the process of reincarnation. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh
in , Allahabad,India , Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh
at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on one of the most auspicious day Makar Sankranti, the first day of the Kumbh Mela, in prayagraj Allahabad, India, in , Allahabad,India , Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation of a period of over a month on the banks of Sangam during the Kumbh Mela in January 2013, devotees wash themselves in the waters of the Ganges believing that it washes away their sins and ends the process of reincarnation. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh
Hindu holy men take a dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city’s Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
India Kumbh
An Indian Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, covers himself in ash after taking a dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city’s Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
APTOPIX India Kumbh
Indian Sadhus, or Hindu holy man, covered in ash walk before taking a ritualistic dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city’s Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
India Kumbh Festival
Hindu holy men arrive for ritualistic dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city’s Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
India Kumbh Festival
Hindus take ritualistic dips on the auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh Festival
Saints of Shri Panchayati Naya Udasin Akhada give a ritualistic bath to their tutelary deity Jagatguru Srichandra Bhagwan at the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical river Saraswati on Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh Festival
Sadhus, or Hindu holy men performing rituals before taking a holy dip at the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna at Prayagraj on Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city’s Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh Festival
Members of Kinnar Akhara for transgenders take ritualistic dips on the auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India Kumbh Festival
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, transgender activist and chief of the Kinnar Akhara, takes a ritualistic dip on the auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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