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Smeared in Ash and Sometimes Naked - Worshiping at Kumbh Mela

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Published on Feb 14, 2013

The Hindu festival of Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. At the center of it is the sadhu, a holy man who is smeared in ashes and sometimes naked.

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