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  1. Naga Sadhus or Hindu holy men arrive to take a dip during the first "Shahi Snan" at &quot

    Reclusive Naga sadhus a huge draw at Kumbh Mela

    Ash-smeared and dreadlocked Naga sadhus or Hindu ascetics, naked except for rosary beads and garlands and smoking wooden pipes, are a huge draw at ...
  2. Naga Sadhus or Hindu holy men take dip during first "Shahi Snan" in Prayagraj

    Hindu ascetics lead millions of Indians in holy bath

    Millions of pilgrims began bathing on the first official day of India's Kumbh Mela on Tuesday, the world's largest religious festival where ...
  3. Devotees take a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, duri

    Millions expected to throng Prayagraj for Kumbh Mela, world's largest religious festival

    Pilgrims from across the world are gathering in India for the Kumbh Mela, a heady mix of spirituality, politics and tourism that begins on ...
  4. Labourers work on an under-construction pontoon bridge spanning the river Ganga ahead of the "

    Sacred and political: World's largest religious festival to kick off in India

    Spirituality, politics and tourism: welcome to the Kumbh Mela, the world's largest gathering of humanity, that begins next month in India.