Co-authored by: Zukarnain Dev
Kumbh Mela is generally acknowledged to be the most sacred of all the Hindu festivals. It is a Hindu pilgrimage of faith, in which millions of Hindus, including Nanga Sadhus, or naked Hindu holy men, gather to bathe in a sacred river to cleanse themselves of all sins.
The pilgrimage is held for about one and a half months every third year at one of these four places by rotation: Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik and Ujjain. This year it was held in Nashik and these are some of the moments we captured.
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