• [two students jumping in the air]
  • [city in the clouds]
  • [students in fancy saris]
  • [students performing dance]
  • [Kumbh Mela pilgrims]
  • [students]
  • [street scene through vehicle windshield]
  • [people in program]
  • [riverboat, sunset]
  • [beach scene sunset]
  • [woman looking over landscape]
  • [architecture - elaborate balcony and roof]
  • [Kumbh Mela - crowds and tents in front of mtns]

Images courtesy of the South Asia Institute.

Meet a Center

For eight weeks in 2013, tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims traveled to bathe at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers in Prayag, India, during the Maha Kumbh Mela. Harvard's South Asia Institute coordinated a team of nearly 50 scholars to study this gathering which becomes, temporarily, the largest city in the world [... more]

(Posted May 2014)


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• The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art will be open to the public starting Wed, October 22nd, at 10 am.

• Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy (in Three Parts)
March 6 to December 5, 2014


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