The legendary Kumbh Mela

Arvind Bhatia Noida “I attended the Kumbh Mela in 2013. Nothing can prepare you for the sight of millions of devotees taking a bath in the holy waters, hanging on to a thread of hope that their sins will be absolved.”

It is faith that brings millions of people to the banks of the holy rivers of Ganga, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati for the pious Kumbh Mela. ‘Kumbh’ means pitcher and ‘mela’ means fair; Kumbh Mela is a riverside festival, known to be the largest religious gathering in the world and also one of the oldest.

Rotated among four cities, Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nasik, this fair is a testimony to the beliefs of Hindus who gather to wash their sins. Among the four, the Sangam (confluence) in Allahabad,...

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