Naga Sadhu smoking Chillum
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, have long dreadlocks, and 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 the following four locations: Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nashik.