india 2013

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­

naga babas procession - kumbh mela (india), beard, crowd, dreads, hindu, hinduism, holy ash, kumbh maha snan, kumbha mela, maha kumbh mela, mauni amavasya, men, naga babas, naga sadhus, naked, procession, sacred ash, triveni sangam, vibhuti, walking
naga sadhu ritual dance with sword and sticks - kumbh mela (india), amavasa, batons, beard, crowd, dancing, dreads, hindu, hinduism, holy ash, kumbh maha snan, kumbha mela, maha kumbh mela, mauni amavasya, men, naga babas, naga sadhus, naked, procession, sacred ash, sticks, sword, triveni sangam, vibhuti
two young naga sadhus - kumbh mela hindu festival (india), hindu, hinduism, holy ash, kumbha mela, maha kumbh mela, men, naga babas, naga sadhus, naked, sacred ash, sitting, vibhuti
naga sadhu wrapping penis around sword - kumbh mela 2013 festival (india), hindu, hinduism, kumbha mela, maha kumbh mela
sadhu wrapping his penis around a sword - kumbh mela 2013 festival (india), blade, hindu, hinduism, kumbha mela, maha kumbh mela, man, naga baba, naga sadhu, naked, sword, wrapped
kumbh mela 2013 festival (india), hindu, hinduism, kumbha mela, maha kumbh mela, man