Sacred Journeys

Notes from the Field: Bathing in the Ganges Riv (Kumbh Mela)

Clip: Episode 5 | 2m 30s

Is it possible to be alone amongst thousands of people? Watch how pilgrims find solitude during the ritual bathing in the Ganges River.

Aired: 12/16/14

Rating: NR

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Funding for Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler provided by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Hans and Margret Rey/Curious George Fund, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by public television viewers.