Hindu Devotees Gather For The Maha Kumbh : News Photo

Hindu Devotees Gather For The Maha Kumbh

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ALLAHABAD, INDIA - JANUARY 15: Hindu priests distribute blessed sweets after an aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges river during the Maha Kumbh Mela on January 15, 2013 in Allahabad, India. The Maha Kumbh Mela, believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth is held every 12 years on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. The Kumbh Mela alternates between the cities of Nasik, Allahabad, Ujjain and Haridwar every three years. The Maha Kumbh Mela celebrated at the holy site of Sangam in Allahabad, is the largest and holiest, celebrated over 55 days, it is expected to attract over 100 million people. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
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ALLAHABAD, INDIA - JANUARY 15: Hindu priests distribute blessed sweets after an aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges river during the Maha Kumbh Mela on January 15, 2013 in Allahabad, India. The Maha Kumbh Mela, believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth is held every 12 years on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. The Kumbh Mela alternates between the cities of Nasik, Allahabad, Ujjain and Haridwar every three years. The Maha Kumbh Mela celebrated at the holy site of Sangam in Allahabad, is the largest and holiest, celebrated over 55 days, it is expected to attract over 100 million people. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
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