Portrait of a bearded man with spectacles from Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad (Prayag)

Bearded man | Maha Kumbh Mela | Sangam, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Maha Kumbh Mela is the world’s largest religious gathering and is held at Prayag every 12 years. The Kumbh Mela is considered to be an especially auspicious time to bathe in the holy waters of Sangam (confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati) in Allahabad (Prayag) for purification from sin.