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.
Sleepy pilgrims. Prayag
Pilgrims trying to get warm waiting for the temperature to be warmer so they can take their Holy Bath. 4 AM