Mamilioni ya mahujaji Wahindu wakoga kwenye mto Ganges
Wahindu wamewasili kuhiji kwenye mto wa Ganges ambao ni mtakatifu kwao, wakiadhimisha kuanza kwa sherehe kubwa kabisa za kidini duniani. Sherehe za Kumbh Mela zinafanyika kila baada ya miaka 12 na takriban watu milioni 100 wanatarajiwa kusanyika huko katika siku 55 zijazo ili kukoga ndani ya mto Ganges..
An elderly Hindu woman takes a holy dip at Gangasagar, India, January 14, 2013.
Hindu devotees arrive in the northern city of Allahabad to attend the first grand bath of the Kumbh Mela, India, January 14, 2013.
An Indian Hindu man jumps up and down in the water as he takes a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India, January 14, 2013.
Hindu holymen prepare to take a holy dip during first grand bath of the Kumbh Mela, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, January 14, 2013.