The Mahakumbh is a massive Hindu religious affair that happens once in every 12 years. The last Mahakumbh took place in 2004 and the next one is scheduled to happen in 2016. The Kumbh is one of the largest human congregations on Earth and is regarded to be the largest religious gathering in the world. This festival invites millions of pilgrims, tourists and foreigners etc to be a part of this glory of history that Hinduism has to offer. People from all walks of life come together and take a holy dip in the sacred river to wash away their sins.