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A gathering of gurus: Hundreds of new initiates to Hindu holy order perform rituals on the Ganges. Naga Sadhus' highly secretive initiation processes

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Hundreds of new initiates to Hindu holy order perform rituals on the Ganges

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A gathering of gurus: Hundreds of new initiates to Hindu holy order perform rituals on the Ganges | Kumbh mela, Photography and Cameras

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His predecessor had already dug the lake in which the temple sat, and this glorious building is especially sacred to Sikhs today.

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A gathering of gurus: Hundreds of new initiates to Hindu holy order perform rituals on the Ganges. Naga Sadhus' highly secretive initiation processes

HoliChildren celebrating the festival of Holi, Kolkata (Calcutta). Kaushik Sengupta/AP Images

Hundreds of new initiates to Hindu holy order perform rituals on the Ganges

H.H. Avdheshanand Ji with Naga Babas of Juna Akhara

Devya Giri, leader of the new women's order, on a mobile phone in front

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