INDIA-RELIGION-KUMBH MELA : News Photo

INDIA-RELIGION-KUMBH MELA

An older Indian Hindu devotee gets ready to mark his forehead after bathing in the confluence of the Yomuna and Ganges river 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)
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An older Indian Hindu devotee gets ready to mark his forehead after bathing in the confluence of the Yomuna and Ganges river 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)
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February 08, 2013
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ROBERTO SCHMIDT / Staff
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AFP
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An older Indian Hindu devotee gets ready to mark his forehead after... News Photo 160947843Allahabad,Bathing,Connection,Forehead,Ganges River,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Indian,Indian Subcontinent,Loyalty,Mark,Mature Adult,Preparation,Religion,Religious CelebrationPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFP An older Indian Hindu devotee gets ready to mark his forehead after bathing in the confluence of the Yomuna and Ganges river 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)