25 Most Stunning Pics of Maha Kumbh 2013: The Biggest Religious Gathering

Here are the different colors of the biggest cultural carnival- Maha Kumbh.

1. Stars on the ground!

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A gorgeous view of mela ground at Sangam.

2. Dhum dhum dhol baje!

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A Sadhu failed to resist himself from dancing on the beats of the drum, in the Maha Kumbh Mela.

3. Hair in the air!

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A Sadhu ties his hair at Sangam.

4. Still I’m young!

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An old devotee enjoyed the dance celebration at Sangam.

5. New style of drinking water!

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A holy Hindu man cleanses his sins by drinking sacred Ganga’s water.

6. Mouth exercise before bath!

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A Sadhu blows a conch before taking a bath at Sangam.

7. Singh is King!

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A Sikh devotee arrives for a religious procession towards the Sangam.

8. Just click it!

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Indians take photos of Sadhus.

9. Wow…What a stunt!

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A Sadhu warms himself by hopping up and getting down at the confluence of sacred rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati.

10. Just smoke and fly!

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A holy Hindu man smokes at Sangam.

11. Artistic creation!

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An artist makes a sand sculpture during the Maha Kumbh Mela.

12. The Royal Bath!

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A holy man sways his head as he bathes at Sangam.

13. Social awareness!

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A devotee displays a very nice message in a religious procession, at Sangam.

14. Fashionista!

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A holy man is applying Chandan on his forehead.

15. It’s the gossip time!

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Sadhus talk sitting outside their camp at Sangam.

16. Phir bhi dil hai Hindustani!

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Foreign devotees participated in religious rituals at Sangam.

17. Water race!

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Sadhus run naked into Ganga’s water, during the Kumbh Mela.

18. Hair drying!

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Holy men dry their hair after taking bath at Sangam.

19. True devotion!

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A devotee clad as Hindu Goddess- Kali.

20. Auspicious carnival!

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Sadhus proceed for a holy dip on Makar Sankranti.

21. Worship!

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Sadhus offer prayers to the river Ganga.

22. Spirituality!

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Sadhus leave their camp for ‘Shahi Snan’.

23. Aastha!

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A child is dressed as God Shiva.

24. Jaisa des waisa bhes!

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A foreigner dressed as Sadhu.

25. Holy dip!

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Devotees take a bath at Sangam.

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