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Devotees return after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of... News PhotoAdult,Allahabad,Connection,Fantasy,Ganges River,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Pilgrim,Religion,Religious Celebration,River,Spirituality,Women,Worshipper,Yamuna RiverPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPDevotees return after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on February 24, 2013. The 55-day Mela, where up to 100 million worshippers gather to take a ritual bath in the holy waters believed to cleanse sins and bestow blessings, will end on March 10. AFP PHOTO/Sanjay KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)