Kumbh Mela

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Kumbh Mela

(ˌkʊm ˈmeɪlə; ˌkʊm məˈlɑː)
n
(Hinduism) a Hindu festival held once every twelve years in one of four sacred sites, where bathing for purification from sin is considered especially efficacious
[from Hindi, literally: pitcher festival or Aquarius festival, from Sanskrit kumbha pot, Aquarius + melā assembly]
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Naga Sadhus, or naked Hindu holy men, walk in a religious procession on the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati River during Mauni Amawasya, an auspicious day of the 45-day long Ardh Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India
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