Hindu Devotees Gather For The Maha Kumbh

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A Sadhu, Hindu holy man, pours water from a conch shell as he prays... News PhotoAdult,Allahabad,Conch Shell,Ganges River,Hinduism,Horizontal,Human Interest,India,Indian Subcontinent,Kumbh Mela,Men,People,Pouring,Praying,Religion,Sadhu,Spirituality,Uttar Pradesh,WaterPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesALLAHABAD, INDIA - JANUARY 13: A Sadhu, Hindu holy man, pours water from a conch shell as he prays on the banks of the holy Ganges river ahead of the Maha Kumbh Mela on January 13, 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)