Crossings

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by NingYu Pao

The power of faith can part an ocean, move mountains, and endure incredible hardships. This is part of being at Kumbh Mela, a pilgrimage of millions, coming together in hope that those who believe can be freed from the vicious cycle of life and death and reach a state which knows no suffering or pain. Just before sunrise, thousands of pilgrims cross the Ganga at Allahabad via a pontoon bridge or boats in search of a place to bathe and pray. Undaunted by the elements, they take incredible journeys from villages far away to come in the name of love and fear. This is the power of faith!

Location: Allahabad, India

 

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