Hindu devotees offer prayers at Sangam, confluence of Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, early morning on the auspicious occasion of ├óBasant Panchami├ó at the annual ... more 
Hindu devotees offer prayers at Sangam, confluence of Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, early morning on the auspicious occasion of âBasant Panchamiâ 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 âMagh Mela.â (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh
Tue, Feb 4, 2014 12:00 PM EST