Best of News

Keywords

An Indian Sadhu or holy man leads a group of devotees during the... News PhotoAdult,Allahabad,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Kumbh Mela,Men,Pilgrim,Religion,Sadhu,SpiritualityPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Indian Sadhu or holy man leads a group of devotees during the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad on January 14, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu pilgrims led by naked, ash-covered holy men streamed into the sacred river Ganges at the start of the world's biggest religious festival. The Kumbh Mela in the Indian town of Allahabad will see up to 100 million worshippers gather over the next 55 days to take a ritual bath in the holy waters, believed to cleanse sins and bestow blessings. AFP PHOTO/ Sanjay Kanojia (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)