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A Hindu devotee holds a candle in her hands as she prays on the shore... News PhotoAdult,Allahabad,Candle,Connection,Ganges River,Hand,Hinduism,Holding,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Loyalty,Pilgrimage,Praying,Religion,Religious Celebration,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Hindu devotee holds a candle in her hands as she prays on the shore of the confluence of the Yomuna and the Ganges river at the Sangam during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on February 7, 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)