Hinduism - In up to 70 million pilgrims are estimated to have attended the 42 days of religious pilgrimage intertwined with Maha Kumbh Mela, in Prayag, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Over 100 million at 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, India.
Temporary pontoon bridges across the Ganges River help to facilitate movement of some of the thirty million Hindu devotees who will take part in the Kumbh Mela Festival, Allahabad, India. Photo by Steve McCurry
Yes, for 36 years Amar Bharti Baba keeps his right arm up, starting the last two years in school as an act of renunciation . a real record ! He was sitting in the shade by an open fire to keep himself warm.
https://flic.kr/p/6pcQxn | INDIA4216/PONTOONS | The stretch of MILLIONS 60 or more across the GANGES THIS IS THE KUMBH MELA in ALLAHABAD. EVERY 12 years in this city. THE LARGEST OF KUMBH MELAS and i was lucky to be there in 2001. AN AMAZING UNIQUE EVENT HOUSING 60 million people in a small area as this at the same time. GOD BLESS INDIA