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  • KUMBH MELA

ABOUT THE SHOW

Imagine a crowd so massive, it is visible from space. A crowd, likely 100 million strong intent on just one thing: bathing in a sacred river to wash away sins and gain a chance at a new beginning. Once every 12 years, Hindus from around the world converge at Sangam in Allahabad, India, at the convergence of the Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati rivers. It is known as the Maha Kumbh Mela, and it is not only the world’s largest religious festival, it is also believed to be the largest gathering of humans in one  place, at one time on Earth.

Host of National Geographic Channel’s series ‘Don’t Tell My Mother’ and award-winning investigative journalist, Diego Buñuel will take us to the heart of the festival and reveal this extraordinary event as it is happening. “India is steeped in ancient traditions, Hinduism is an ancient religion, it is 5,000 years old, but [India...
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