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Monday, January 21, 2013

Photos of the Day: Jan. 21, 2013

A Hindu holy man is silhouetted against the setting sun as he performs yoga at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, and Yamuna during the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad, India, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to attend the Maha Kumbh festival, which is one of the world's largest religious gatherings that lasts 55 days and falls every 12 years. During the festival pilgrims bathe in the holy Ganges River in a ritual they believe can wash away their sins.