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Jan. 14, 2013 A Hindu holy man shows off his long dredlocks during the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu pilgrims, led by naked, ash-covered holy men, streamed into the sacred Ganges River at the start of the religious festival. The ritual bath is believed to cleanse sins and bestow blessings. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images Buy Photo