Sadhus or Hindu holymen attend the first 'Shahi Snan' at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in Allahabad

 
Sadhus or Hindu holymen attend the first
Sadhus or Hindu holymen attend the first 'Shahi Snan' (grand bath) at the ongoing "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2013. During the festival, Hindus take part in a religious gathering on the banks of the river Ganges. "Kumbh Mela" will again return to Allahabad in 12 years. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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