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Święto Kumbh Mela w Indiach (37)

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Indian Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, covered in ash walk before taking a ritualistic dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue), APTOPIX
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Hindus take ritualistic dips on the auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Saints of Shri Panchayati Naya Udasin Akhada give a ritualistic bath to their tutelary deity Jagatguru Srichandra Bhagwan at the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical river Saraswati on Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, perform rituals before taking a holy dip at the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna on Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Saints of Shri Panchayati Bada Udasin return to their camp at the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical river Saraswati on Makar Sankranti at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Saints of Shri Panchayati Bada Udasin return to their camp at the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical river Saraswati on Makar Sankranti at Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city's Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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TOPSHOT - EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Indian naked sadhus (Hindu holy men) walk back in a procession after taking a holy dip at Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Indian naked sadhu (Hindu holy man) walk in a procession towards Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Indian naked sadhus (Hindu holy men) take a dip in the water of the holy Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) wait to jump into the water of the holy Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) take a dip into the water of the holy Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) take a dip at the holy Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - Indian naked sadhus (Hindu holy men) take a dip at the holy Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) take a dip at the holy Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) take a dip at the holy Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers -- during the auspicious bathing day of Makar Sankranti at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, on January 15, 2019. - State authorities in Uttar Pradesh are expecting 12 million visitors to descend on Allahabad for the centuries-old festival, which officially begins on January 15 and continues until early March. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)
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A Hindu holy man dances holding a mace as he arrives for a ritualistic a dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2018. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city’s Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh), APTOPIX
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A Hindu holy man dances holding a mace as he arrives for a ritualistic dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Tuesday, Jan.15, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu holy men, and other pilgrims at the confluence of three sacred rivers — the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati — that dates back to at least medieval times. The city’s Mughal-era name Allahabad was recently changed to Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh), APTOPIX
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TOPSHOT - An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) smokes as he sits inside his tent among the Juna Akhara (a sadhu order) community at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) cleans the entrance of his tent among the Juna Akhara (a sadhu order) community at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian naked sadhu (Hindu holy man) sits inside his tent among the Juna Akhara (a sadhu order) community at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) smokes as he sits inside his tent among the Juna Akhara (a sadhu order) community at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian devotee prays after taking a dip on the Triveni Sangam banks, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers, at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian woman sits and looks on at the Triveni Sangam area, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers, at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) sits and looks on at the Triveni Sangam area, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers, at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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Indian devotees take a dip on the Triveni Sangam banks, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers, at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) stands at the entrance of his accommodation at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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Jags Chetan Bharamchari, 65, carries a rifle for self-protection as she sits inside her accommodation at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) cleans the entrance of his tent among the Juna Akhara (a sadhu order) community at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 13, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - An Indian naked sadhu (Hindu holy man) sits in his tent inside the Juna Akhara at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 12, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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TOPSHOT - Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) warm themselves beside a fire at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 12, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian naked sadhu (Hindu holy man) sits in his tent inside the Juna Akhara at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 12, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian naked sadhu (Hindu holy man) sits in his tent inside the Juna Akhara at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 12, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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Indian naked sadhu (Hindu holy men) sit in their tent inside the Juna Akhara at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 12, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) walks inside the Juna Akhara at the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 12, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)
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Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) wait in line while taking part in a religious procession towards the Sangam area during the 'royal entry' for the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 11, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)
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Indian sadhus (Hindu holy men) take part in a religious procession towards the Sangam area during the 'royal entry' for the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 11, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)
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Indian Hindu devotees take part in a religious procession towards the Sangam area during the 'royal entry' for the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 11, 2019. - The festival attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims to the sacred confluence of the Yamuna and Ganges rivers over 49 days between January 15 and March 4. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP)
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