“The tunes of the mystic echoing in the air.
Dhol, Drums, Nagada & Shankh.
The sun still rising.
Heat, Chaos, Music & Peace.
Near the Ghats, dipping themselves, I see naked men smeared with ash.
Electric energy, I smell Hashish.
It's a holy bash, God’s retreat.”
May 2016. Ujjain, (Simhastha Kumbh)
It was my first time at a K
Kumbh Mela 2021
Celebrated every 12 years by rotation at one of the four holy pilgrimage destinations, the Kumbh Mela 2021 is all set to be held this month from January 14. A major pilgrimage and festival in Hinduism, the Kumbh is also the largest religious gathering in the world. Four river-bank pilgrimage sites, i.e., Har