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10 March 2019

Destination India

Written by Published in In Pictures

A photographic journey exploring India's breathtaking culture on route to Kumbh Mela, the worlds largest festival

An estimated 120 million people visited Kumbh Mela a mass Hindu festival, held every four years along the sacred banks of the River Ganga. It has been inscribed on the UNESCO's representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity. Photographer Domenico Pugliese shares with Sublime a selection of his most stunning images revealing the rich heritage of this land in all it's unique timelessness culture.

In Pictures


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A group of Jaisalmer women, drinking chai dressed in their wonderful and colourful saree


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Sasoon Gate fish market, Mumbai


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A traditional Hindu Sadhu, Kumbh Mela


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A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, now surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations


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A man washing the elephant in preperation for a celebration held at the Ermakulathappan temple, Kochi Kerala


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A little girl dressed as Lord Shiva along the river Ganga for Kumbh Mela


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Members of the Rabari tribe in Rajasthan


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Sadhu bathing in the river Ganga, Kumba Melha 2019


 Follow Domenico's full journey on Instagram or visit domeni.co.uk

 

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