Refreshed, body and soul

A mother and daughter tidy up after their dip in the Shipra River. Millions of Hindus gathered yesterday in Ujjain, India, as part of the Kumbh Mela festival, to bathe in the sacred river to cleanse themselves of sins.
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A mother and daughter tidy up after their dip in the Shipra River. Millions of Hindus gathered yesterday in Ujjain, India, as part of the Kumbh Mela festival, to bathe in the sacred river to cleanse themselves of sins.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2016, with the headline 'Refreshed, body and soul'. Print Edition | Subscribe