Sacred Journeys

Notes from the Field: The Naked Holy Men (Kumbh Mela)

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One of the most well-known symbols of the Kumbh Mela is the naked men known as Naga Sadhus. Why are they naked, and what happens when host Bruce Feiler joins a Naga Sadhus in his tent? Find out!