Kumbh Mela Cover Story

Immersed in India: The Kumbh Mela festival Shoba Narayan (Writer) Mar 20, 2010 next previous   The royal religious procession begins in Jwalapur, a dusty town an hour outside Haridwar, where two million sadhus (Hindu holy men), ascetics, healers, mystics and saffron-clad monks have camped out overnight. The fifth royal bath, shahi snan, or ritual immersion into that holiest […]