Hindu devotees prayed and washed as they attended the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the opening of the Kumbh Mela festival today in Allahabad, India.
Jitendra Prakash /Reuters/Landov
January 14, 2013 The festival, which happens every 12 years, draws pilgrims to the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers. On Monday alone, as many as 10 million were expected to bathe in the waters.
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