The Maha Kumbh Mela ("great festival of the pot of nectar of immortality") is held every three years in each of four different locations, returning to each of four places every twelve years. An Ardh (half) Mela (festival) takes place six years after the Maha Kumbh in each location.
Night Mood. Prayag
Pilgrims walking by the streets of the Khumbh Mella at night. it's pretty cold there in January. Still vendors are working late.