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Nashik Kumbh: Thousands take holy dip during first 'shahi snan'
Sadhus take a dip in the Godavari river during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the "Kumbh Mela" in Nashik. All photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The first 'shahi snan' of the ongoing......
Factional feud among sadhus at Maha Kumbh
Factional feud among the orders of ascetics has come to the fore at the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation in Allahabad with one of the "akharas" threatening to boycott the upcoming "Shahi Snan"......
Maha Kumbh gets underway with 'Shahi Snan'
The Maha Kumbh began on Monday morning with lakhs of devotees as well as ascetics and religious leaders of various orders converging on the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical......
Kumbh: Mulayam takes sadhus' blessings
In a development which could have far reaching political implications, embattled Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav took blessings from representatives of akharas camping at the world......
Ardh Kumbh: 1.5 crore pilgrims take holy dip
Nearly 1.5 crore Hindus took their holy dip at the Sangam -- confluence of the three sacred Indian rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the now invisible Saraswati -- on Friday, regarded as the 'most......
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