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People From Kumbha Mela 2015

Published on : September 23, 2015 

Last Updated on July 26, 2018 by Trablogger

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Kumbha mela is  believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth.  It happened in Nashik this year. Millions of people came attend this fair. Here you can see a very small cross section of those people.

People have come from far to cleanse their sins

People have come from far to cleanse their sins

People came alone and in groups

People came alone and in groups

They stayed there for days

They stayed there for days

People organised and arranged everything for the pilgrims

People organised and arranged everything for the pilgrims

Those people ranged from Commandos to..

Those people ranged from Commandos to..

..to kids

..to kids

Flower sellers to..

Flower sellers to..

to food sellers

to food sellers

Young people to..

Young people to..

..to old people

..to old people

Readers to..

Readers to..

..to smokers

..to smokers

Swimmers to..

Swimmers to..

Devotees

..to Devotees

Men in White to..

Men in White to..

Women in Red

Women in Red

And there were all kinds of people

And there were all kinds of people in that small space.

But the highlight was the Sadhus /hermits/saints/pilgrims.

A very young one

A very young one

A young one

A young one

An old one

An old one

A saffron one

A saffron one

A black one

A black one

A calm one

A calm one

A cool one

A cool one

A smiling one

A smiling one

A singing one

A singing one

A talking one

A talking one

a techie one..

a techie one..

And there were a lot of interesting moments to capture.

While drizzling

While drizzling

While walking

While walking

while raining

while raining

And while walking again

And while walking again

Someone caught me red handed

And then Someone caught me red handed when I was taking pictures

While someone was completely unaware

While someone was completely unaware

And then there was a sadhu meeting

And then there was a sadhu meeting happening somewhere

And followers following Sadhu

And followers following Sadhu

While someone was trying to become a sadhu

While someone was trying to become a pseduo sadhu

But the most interesting part was to capture the Naga sadhus.

While Staring

While Staring

While talking

While talking

While blessing

While blessing

while clicking

while clicking

While chilling

While chilling

while contemplating

while contemplating

While emoting

While emoting

And while initiating

And while initiating

And they all gave me a wonderful experience to cherish.

[PS : I have deliberately used the term Sadhu which means renunciates who seeks nothing but liberation/Nirvana/Moksha. These pictures represents only a very small part of sadhus to come to any conclusions.]

 

Written by : Trablogger
Trablogger aka Jithin is an Indian travel blogger who is obsessed with leading a travel life. When he is not traveling, photographing, writing or blogging, you can see him thinking about sustaining this travel life or helping someone to travel more.
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