Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Banavara. Have you heard of it? Probably not.

A small little town in the state of Karnataka, the place is not known outside the state. Even within the state of Karnataka, it known for being drought prone area.

This October, the town was painted saffron. Hundreds of sadhus had arrived for a week long religious retreat organised by local mutt - Sadguru Dattatreya Vishwas Mandali. The cynosure of the meet were Naga Sadhus who had come from Kashi, Hrishikesh, Haridwar and other places for a Naga Sadhu meet.

The place looked resembled "Mini Kumbh Mela" for a week.

We missed it. Dr Pramukh, our friend was there to click some candid portraits which are interesting. Please take a look. Click on pictures to see them in enlarged version.

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!


We happened to see another set of lovely pictures of the same event. Check them out here

Sadhus @ Banavara by R K Bhat

Postscript - The next Kumbh Mela will be held in Nashik, Maharashtra on the banks of Godavari river in 2015. Will you be there?

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Friday, 19 December 2014

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Banavara. Have you heard of it? Probably not.

A small little town in the state of Karnataka, the place is not known outside the state. Even within the state of Karnataka, it known for being drought prone area.

This October, the town was painted saffron. Hundreds of sadhus had arrived for a week long religious retreat organised by local mutt - Sadguru Dattatreya Vishwas Mandali. The cynosure of the meet were Naga Sadhus who had come from Kashi, Hrishikesh, Haridwar and other places for a Naga Sadhu meet.

The place looked resembled "Mini Kumbh Mela" for a week.

We missed it. Dr Pramukh, our friend was there to click some candid portraits which are interesting. Please take a look. Click on pictures to see them in enlarged version.

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!

Mini Kumbh Mela in Banavara!


We happened to see another set of lovely pictures of the same event. Check them out here

Sadhus @ Banavara by R K Bhat

Postscript - The next Kumbh Mela will be held in Nashik, Maharashtra on the banks of Godavari river in 2015. Will you be there?

Please share

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At 12/20/2014 , Blogger R Niranjan Das said...

Wow, didn't know about this. Glad you shared this. Hope I can make it to the Kumbhmela next year in Nashik.

 

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