Photographer Tarang Jagannath is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images. These photographs are from his project ‘Simhasth Kumbh Mela‘. To see Tarang’s gallery of photographs click on any image.
Naga Sadhus are the biggest attraction of this Mela. Here Naga demonstrate his sign of separation from the materialistic world.
Old Naga Sadhu taking sleep in his worship area.
Evening prayer (Aarti) at bank of river Shipra
Sahus Big cultural gathering Kumbhmela is celebrated by various Monk committees called Akharas. Sadhu from all over the Indian region come here and enjoy one month long spiritual activities.
Sadhu enjoying hukka Riverside is full with pilgrims & sadhu at night.
Street is full of people Temporary God at road side
At bank of river Shripra – Holy Dip During Kumbhmela around 50 Millions pilgrims from all walks of life came to take a holy dip.