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PostSubject: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:45 pm


Temporary Pontoon Bridges, Kumbh Mela Festival, Allahabad, India (photo Steve McCurry)
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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:46 pm


Kumbh Mela Festival, India
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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:20 pm


Sadhus walking towards the Ganges to take a bath at the Kumbha Mela Festival.
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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:22 pm


INDIA. Uttar Pradesh. Allahabad. 2001. Drying off after holy dip in the Ganges, Kumbha Mela Festival.
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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:23 pm


Naga Sadhu, Kumbh Mela Festival.
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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:27 pm


A sadhu makes his way towards the banks of Sangam during the Maha Kumbh Mela on Jan. 15, 2013, in Allahabad.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:40 pm


Hindu devotees bathe in the waters of the holy Ganges river during the auspicious royal bathing day
of Makar Sankranti, the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela on Jan. 14, 2013, in Allahabad.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:40 am


Indian Hindu holy men, or Sadhus, are silhouetted as they celebrate in the water at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Monday, January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:54 am


Hindu devotees take a holy dip in the waters of river Ganges amid fog ahead of the "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival) in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 13, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:57 am


Hindu devotees take a dip during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.
Upwards of a million elated Hindu holy men and pilgrims took a bracing plunge in India's sacred Ganges river to wash away lifetimes of sins on Monday, in a raucous start to an ever-growing religious gathering that is already the world's largest.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:19 am


An Indian Hindu holy man, or Naga Sadhu, swings his head as he bathes at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.
Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation that lasts more than 50 days on the banks of Sangam during the Maha Kumbh Mela in January 2013, which falls every 12th year.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:25 am


A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man applies ashes on his body after taking a dip during the first 'Shahi Snan' (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:27 am


Policemen mounted on their horses patrol during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:31 am


Policemen stand in the waters of the Ganges river to maintain order during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:35 am


Hindu devotees take a holy dip during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:38 am


Hindu devotees take dip during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:39 am


Hindu devotees gather to attend the first 'Shahi Snan' (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:41 am


A Sadhu, or a Hindu holy man, performs morning prayers on the banks of the river Ganges ahead of the "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival) in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 13, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:47 am


Hindu devotees get dressed after taking dip during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:49 am


Hindu devotees pray as they attend the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:53 am


A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, prays after taking a holy dip in the River Ganges
during the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, India, Thursday, April 1, 2010.
Devout Hindus bathe in the Ganges during the months-long festival, expected to attract more than 10 million people, with the belief that it will cleanse them of their sins and free them from the cycle of life and rebirth.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:11 pm


A naked Holy Hindi man takes a dip in the Ganges River during the main Royal Bath
at the Kumbh Mela festival in Haridwar, India, Wednesday, April 14, 2010.
Nearly 8 million people converged on the banks of the river Wednesday for one of the most auspicious bathing days of the festival that ends April 28.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:37 pm


A naked Hindu holy man's face is seen in a mirror as he smears his face
with ash after taking a holy dip in River Ganges during the Kumbh Mela
festival in Haridwar, Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:06 pm


A Hindu devotee after bathing in the river Ganges during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the city of Allahabad January 15, 2013.

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PostSubject: Re: "Kumbh Mela" (Pitcher Festival)   Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:08 pm


A Sadhu or Hindu holy man poses after taking a dip in the river Ganges during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 15, 2013.

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