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  • Description:  Boats taking pilgrims to the Sangam, or the confluence. It is a common practice for the pilgrims to feed birds as part of their spiritual duty. The seagulls are aware of that.The Ardha Kumbha (Half Kumbha) is a very sacred and auspicious time cycle. During this time Hindu pilgrims from all over India and the world gather to have a bath in the holy waters at Prayag Raj (Allahabad) as two of Hinduism's most important rivers, the Ganges and the Yamuna converge here.Hindus consider that the confluence, known as the sangam, has great soul-cleansing properties. The Allahabad Kumbha Mela is the largest and holiest of all fairs (melas). India.
  • Credits:  Joydip Mitra/Majority World
  • Keywords:  allahabad, ardha kumbha, asia, auspicious, bathe, boat, ganges, hindu, hindu pilgrims, hinduism, holy water, india, india, joydip mitra, pilgrim, pious, prayag raj, river, river, sacred, sangam, seagull, soul cleansing, world, yamuna
  • Added:  Aug 22, 2016
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  • Photographer:  Joydip Mitra
  • Owner:  Joydip Mitra
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  • Description: Boats taking pilgrims to the Sangam, or the confluence. It is a common practice for the pilgrims to feed birds as part of their spiritual duty. The seagulls are aware of that.The Ardha Kumbha (Half Kumbha) is a very sacred and auspicious time cycle. During this time Hindu pilgrims from all over India and the world gather to have a bath in the holy waters at Prayag Raj (Allahabad) as two of Hinduism's most important rivers, the Ganges and the Yamuna converge here.Hindus consider that the confluence, known as the sangam, has great soul-cleansing properties. The Allahabad Kumbha Mela is the largest and holiest of all fairs (melas). India.
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  • Image Description: Boats taking pilgrims to the Sangam, or the confluence. It is a common practice for the pilgrims to feed birds as part of their spiritual duty. The seagulls are aware of that.The Ardha Kumbha (Half Kumbha) is a very sacred and auspicious time cycle. Durin
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