Category: Travel Portraits
Photo and caption by Michael Stetson
Pradib Tuwari is one of many naga sadhus who attended the month-long Kumbha Mela in Allahabad, India, 2013. In the 7th century CE, Xuanzang (a Chinese scholar and Buddhist pilgrim) traveled through India and visited this same site, reporting that a half a million people had come for 75 days to participate in the ritual bathing.
Location: Allahabad, India