30 Oct '12, 5pm

Sleep in a tented camp fit for a maharajah during Maha Kumbh Mela, the greatest festival on earth

Sleep in a tented camp fit for a maharajah during Maha Kumbh Mela, the greatest festival on earth

If everyone who claimed to be at Woodstock was actually there, there would have been several million festivalgoers holding hands for peace and music in that summer of '69. And still it would have been dwarfed by the Maha Kumbh Mela Festival , in India. Up to 75 million people come together in Allahabad, every 12 years when the planets align, for the biggest festival in the world. It can even be seen from space: millions of people singing, dancing, getting naked, getting high (natural only); but the great Kumbh Mela is one of the holiest celebrations in history. Sadhus and Hindu pilgrims gather to bathe in the holy waters of the Ganges where it meets the Yamuna river, to wash away their sins and achieve salvation, and to celebrate the gods and the triumph of good over evil. It is one of the most extraordinary sights on earth - not just the scale of the gathering, but the ov...

Full article: http://www.cntraveller.com/news/2012/october/maha-kumbh-m...

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