Naga Sadhu smoking Chillum

a naga sadhu smoking chillum during the kumbh mela 2010 in haridwar

Naga Sadhu | Kumbh Mela | Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India | 2010

A Naga Sadhu (wandering Hindu holy man) smoking Chillum during the Kumbh Mela. These Sadhus remain naked all the time and have long knotty hair smear their bodies with ash. Kumbha (pot) Mela (fair) is the world’s largest religious gathering. Kumbh Mela occurs four times in twelve years and rotates among following four locations: Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik.

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