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Two Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect  are being take on a motorcycle by their teacher as they got delayed for a rituals that are believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a “Naga” or naked holy men, at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India, Wednesday, February 6, 2013. (Photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo)

Two Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect are being take on a motorcycle by their teacher as they got delayed for a rituals that are believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a “Naga” or naked holy men, at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India, Wednesday, February 6, 2013. The significance of nakedness is that they will not have any worldly ties to material belongings, even something as simple as clothes. This ritual that transforms selected holy men to Naga can only be done at the Kumbh festival. (Photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo)
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07 Feb 2013 10:11:00
A naked holy man pulls a vehicle using his pen*s during the Magh mela festival in Allahabad, India on January 3, 2018. (Photo by Prabhat Kumar Verma/ZUMA Wire/Rex Features/Shutterstock)

A naked holy man pulls a vehicle using his pen*s during the Magh mela festival in Allahabad, India on January 3, 2018. (Photo by Prabhat Kumar Verma/ZUMA Wire/Rex Features/Shutterstock)
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04 Jan 2018 09:59:00
A woman carries her child in a basket as she walks on a road in Allahabad, India, August 11, 2016. (Photo by Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)

A woman carries her child in a basket as she walks on a road in Allahabad, India, August 11, 2016. (Photo by Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)
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14 Aug 2016 10:24:00
Indian Naga Sadhus, or naked holy men, participate in a procession before taking a “shahi snans”, or holy bath, at the Sangam river, the confluence of three of the holiest rivers in Hindu mythology, the Ganga, the Yamuna and the Saraswati, during Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, 15 January 2019. The Hindu festival is one of the biggest in India and will be held from 15 January to 04 March 2019 in Allahabad. (Photo by Rajat Gupta/EPA/EFE)

Indian Naga Sadhus, or naked holy men, participate in a procession before taking a “shahi snans”, or holy bath, at the Sangam river, the confluence of three of the holiest rivers in Hindu mythology, the Ganga, the Yamuna and the Saraswati, during Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, 15 January 2019. The Hindu festival is one of the biggest in India and will be held from 15 January to 04 March 2019 in Allahabad. (Photo by Rajat Gupta/EPA/EFE)
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26 Jan 2019 00:01:00
A monkey leaps into a pond on a hot day in Allahabad on May 19, 2017. According to local reports temperatures have soared in the northern Indian city to 47.28 Celsius. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)

A monkey leaps into a pond on a hot day in Allahabad on May 19, 2017. According to local reports temperatures have soared in the northern Indian city to 47.28 Celsius. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)
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21 May 2017 08:31:00
An Indian woman dressed as Hindu Goddess Kali participates in a “Shivratri” procession in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. “Shivaratri”, or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction. (Photo by Rajesh Kumar SinghAP Photo)

An Indian woman dressed as Hindu Goddess Kali participates in a “Shivratri” procession in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. “Shivaratri”, or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction. (Photo by Rajesh Kumar SinghAP Photo)
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01 Mar 2014 12:58:00
Muslims offer prayers during Jumat-ul-Vida or the last Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Allahabad, India, July 1, 2016. (Photo by Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)

Muslims offer prayers during Jumat-ul-Vida or the last Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Allahabad, India, July 1, 2016. Muslims throughout the world are marking the month of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, by fasting from dawn till dusk. (Photo by Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)
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03 Jul 2016 10:29:00
Indian Hindu sadhus (holy men) from the Juna Akhara take part in a religious procession  towards Sangam area, during the first “royal entry” for the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad on December 25, 2018. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)

Indian Hindu sadhus (holy men) from the Juna Akhara take part in a religious procession towards Sangam area, during the first “royal entry” for the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad on December 25, 2018. (Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP Photo)
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03 Jan 2019 00:01:00