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Viewfinder: The Magh Mela Festival in India

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An Indian sadhu performs evening prayer at Sangam during the Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 9th, 2018.

An Indian sadhu performs evening prayer at Sangam during the Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 9th, 2018. The Magh Mela is held every year on the banks of Triveni Sangam—the confluence of the three great rivers—Ganga, Yamuna, and the Saraswati—in Prayag near Allahabad during the Hindu month of Magh, which corresponds to mid-January through mid-February.

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