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What is the Kumbha Mela?
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait and Rod Stryker on the Kumbha Mela Experience
Rolf Sovik Reflects on Kumbha Mela
Himalayan Institute Co-Hosts the Dalai Lama in India
Reflections from Participants
Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Rudolph Ballentine at Kumbha Mela
Footage from the Kumbha Mela
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