Naga Baba at Kumbh Mela

How to plan a trip to a Maha Kumbh Mela in India!

Nashik Maha Kumbh 2015 mela is coming up soon and here is a guide to help you plan a perfect trip to this amazing Hindu festival

Nashik Maha Kumbh Mela 2015: Planning a Trip

How to plan a trip to a Maha Kumbh Mela in India!

A Naga sadhu, or naked Hindu holy man, smokes hashish inside his tent during Kumbh Mela, or Pitcher festival, at Trimbakeshwar, India.

Hindu holy man at Kumbh Mela festival

・・・ A Naga Sadhu, or naked Hindu holy man, smokes hashish during Kumbh Mela in India. Kumbh Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimag

Amar Bharti Baba has his right arm up for 36 yrs, Haridwar Kumbh Mela

Yes, for 36 years Amar Bharti Baba keeps his right arm up, starting the last two years in school as an act of renunciation . a real record ! He was sitting in the shade by an open fire to keep himself warm.

Staggering pictures from the world's largest festival as 10million Hindu pilgrims bathe naked in the Ganges for Kumbh Mela

Staggering pictures from the world's largest festival as 10million Hindu pilgrims bathe naked in the Ganges for Kumbh Mela (and 100MILLION more are on their way)

Staggering pictures from the world's largest festival as Hindu pilgrims bathe naked in the Ganges for Kumbh Mela

Haridwar holds both religious and cultural significance for the Hindus. It is one of the seven holy sites in the country. Every 12 years, Haridwar hosts the Kumbh Mela. Millions of devotees, priests, monks and tourists particularly visit during this time. Bathing in the sacred Ganga waters is an important activity. It is believed that you can wash off the sins and attain moksha. The Haridwar ghats, the Brahma Kund and Har Ki Pauri are the topmost attractions

The sandhya aarati at the Ganga Ghats is a divine experience. Be a part of it and spend your holiday at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Haridwar!

Over 100 million at 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India #seatsofthegoddess

Hinduism - In up to 70 million pilgrims are estimated to have attended the 42 days of religious pilgrimage intertwined with Maha Kumbh Mela, in Prayag, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Over 100 million at 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India.

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