Kumbh Mela 2019 - The Largest Gathering of Humans

Kumbh Mela 2019 - Allahabad, India

A festival with millions of Hindus, the biggest gathering of humans on the planet. On the main bathing day it is estimated 30 million people gather - 6 million more than the population of Australia. I have never felt more welcomed by the people that make this so special. Incredible India.

Kumbh Mela 2019

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“The lesson is happiness”

- a respected holy man said to us at the Kumbh Mela as my friend and I ate with him.

A tear rolled from his eye.

A short film looking from the Prayagraj Ardh Kumbh Mela, 2019 in Allahabad, India.


Thank you to my dear friend Burkhard for encouraging so strongly, almost with force, that I attend this festival.

Travel, ArtDean Raphael