Warrior priests at the Mahakumbh
Category: Spontaneous Moments
Photo and caption by Kartik Mahadev
The Mahakumbh is a truly overwhelming experience, if not for the spirituality of it then for the sheer number of people who gather to take a dip in the holy waters of river Ganga and wash away sins. This click is from main bathing day at this years special Mahakumbh that occurs once in a century. These 'Naga sadhus' were returning from their dip in the river chanting 'Har HAr Mahadev' - praise lord Shiva. The atmosphere was charged with high passion and devotion.
Location: Mahakumbh, Allahabad, India