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Abaikan Corona, Puluhan Ribu Warga Ritual Mandi Suci di Sungai Gangga

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Senin, 17 Jan 2022 17:15 WIB

India - Puluhan ribu warga India melakukan ritual mandi suci di Sungai Gangga. Padahal infeksi COVID-19 tengah meningkat di negara itu.

Hindu devotees crowd the Sangam, the confluence of three rivers — the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a ritualistic bath during Makar Sankranti festival that falls during the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela festival, one of the most sacred pilgrimages in Hinduism, in Prayagraj, India. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Tens of thousands of devout Hindus, led by heads of monasteries and ash-smeared ascetics, took a holy dip into the frigid waters on Friday despite rising COVID-19 infections in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Umat Hindu memadati Sangam, pertemuan tiga sungai — Sungai Gangga, Yamuna dan Saraswati yang mistis, untuk mandi ritual selama festival Makar Sankranti yang jatuh selama pekan raya tradisional tahunan festival Magh Mela, salah satu ziarah paling suci di Hindu, di Prayagraj, India. Jumat, (14/1/2022). (AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Hindu devotees crowd the Sangam, the confluence of three rivers — the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a ritualistic bath during Makar Sankranti festival that falls during the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela festival, one of the most sacred pilgrimages in Hinduism, in Prayagraj, India. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Tens of thousands of devout Hindus, led by heads of monasteries and ash-smeared ascetics, took a holy dip into the frigid waters on Friday despite rising COVID-19 infections in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Puluhan ribu umat Hindu yang taat, yang dipimpin oleh kepala biara dan petapa berlumuran abu, berendam di air dingin pada hari Jumat meskipun penyebaran COVID-19 meningkat di negara itu. (AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Hindu devotees crowd the Sangam, the confluence of three rivers — the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a ritualistic bath during Makar Sankranti festival that falls during the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela festival, one of the most sacred pilgrimages in Hinduism, in Prayagraj, India. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Tens of thousands of devout Hindus, led by heads of monasteries and ash-smeared ascetics, took a holy dip into the frigid waters on Friday despite rising COVID-19 infections in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Seorang pemuja Hindu mandi ritual di Sangam, pertemuan tiga sungai - Gangga, Yamuna dan Saraswati yang mistis, selama festival Makar Sankranti. (AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

A pilgrim offers prayers after taking a holy dip in the Hooghly River on Makar Sankranti festival in Kolkata, India, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Tens of thousands of devout Hindus, led by heads of monasteries and ash-smeared ascetics, took holy dips in rivers considered holy across India on Friday despite rising COVID-19 infections in the country. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

Seorang peziarah berdoa setelah berenang suci di Sungai Hooghly pada festival Makar Sankranti di Kolkata, India. (AP/Bikas Das)

Hindu devotees crowd the Sangam, the confluence of three rivers — the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a ritualistic bath during Makar Sankranti festival that falls during the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela festival, one of the most sacred pilgrimages in Hinduism, in Prayagraj, India. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Tens of thousands of devout Hindus, led by heads of monasteries and ash-smeared ascetics, took a holy dip into the frigid waters on Friday despite rising COVID-19 infections in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Meski di India kasus virus corona tengah meningkat, puluhan ribu warganya yang taat tetap melaksanakan ritual mandi suci di sungai. (AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Abaikan Corona, Puluhan Ribu Warga Ritual Mandi Suci di Sungai Gangga
Abaikan Corona, Puluhan Ribu Warga Ritual Mandi Suci di Sungai Gangga
Abaikan Corona, Puluhan Ribu Warga Ritual Mandi Suci di Sungai Gangga
Abaikan Corona, Puluhan Ribu Warga Ritual Mandi Suci di Sungai Gangga
Abaikan Corona, Puluhan Ribu Warga Ritual Mandi Suci di Sungai Gangga