Best of News

Keywords

Indian devotees dry their clothes at the Sangam or confluence of the... News PhotoAdult,Allahabad,Clothing,Connection,Cultures,Day,Dry,Fantasy,Ganges River,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Indian Culture,Indian Subcontinent,Pilgrim,Religion,Religious Celebration,River,Sari,Shadow,Women,Yamuna RiverPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian devotees dry their clothes at the Sangam or confluence of the Yamuna, Ganges and mythical Sarawati rivers on the auspicious day of 'Mauni Amavasya' during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on February 10, 2013. Tens of millions of Hindus gathered Sunday for a holy bath in India's sacred river Ganges on the most auspicious day of the world's largest religious festival.Ash-smeared naked saints led the ritual bathing before dawn -- which is said to cleanse pilgrims of their sins -- with millions following them into the swirling river waters at the festival site in Allahabad in northern India. AFP PHOTO/ SANJAY KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)