Temporary pontoon bridges across the Ganges River help to facilitate movement of some of the thirty million Hindu devotees who will take part in the Kumbh Mela Festival, Allahabad, India. Photo by Steve McCurry
Inestimable worship options of which one fair known as Maha Kumbh Mela is awaited for a long 12 years. The major places where this Maha Kumbh Mela and Ardha Maha Kumbh mela use to take place are Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik and Ujjain.
Hinduism - In up to 70 million pilgrims are estimated to have attended the 42 days of religious pilgrimage intertwined with Maha Kumbh Mela, in Prayag, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Over 100 million at 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India.
Yes, for 36 years Amar Bharti Baba keeps his right arm up, starting the last two years in school as an act of renunciation . a real record ! He was sitting in the shade by an open fire to keep himself warm.