A Naga Sadhu, or Hindu holy naked man, takes holy dips at Sangam, confluence of Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, for a ritual dip, on the auspicious occasion of ... more 
A Naga Sadhu, or Hindu holy naked man, takes holy dips at Sangam, confluence of Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, for a ritual dip, on the auspicious occasion of “Basant Panchami” at the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Basant Panchami, the fifth day of spring is celebrated by worshipping Hindu Goddess of knowledge and wisdom, Saraswati. Hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus bathe at the confluence during the astronomically auspicious period of over 45 days celebrated as “Magh Mela.” (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rajesh Kumar Singh
Tue, Feb 4, 2014 1:18 AM EST