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JAN 14, 2013 - Business Insider

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Incredible Photos Of The Hindu Festival Expected To Draw 100 Million Devotees

Some 100 million mostly Hindu devotees are expected to gather in Allahabad for the Kumbh Mela festival, according to the BBC.  Hindu pilgrims flock to the confluence of the river Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati to bathe and wash away their sins and achieve salvation. 10 million pilgrims are said to have bathed in the river on the first day, with the entire event said to last 55 days. One of the biggest spectacles of the festival is when naked Hindu holy men wearing marigold garlands and ash on their faces run to the river. From the BBC: "The Kumbh Mela has its origins in ... Read More

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