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An Indian devotee holds up an offering alongside the waters of Sangam... News PhotoAllahabad,Connection,Fantasy,Ganges River,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Loyalty,Outdoors,Religion,Religious Celebration,River,Sunset,Water,Yamuna RiverPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Indian devotee holds up an offering alongside the waters of Sangam or confluence of the Yamuna, Ganges and mythical Sarawati rivers at sunset during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on February 8, 2013. The Kumbh Mela in the town of Allahabad will see up to 100 million worshippers gather over 55 days to take a ritual bath in the holy waters, believed to cleanse sins and bestow blessings. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)