As a visitor, what can you do to find your way around without a GPS? The citizens of Osogbo have found a creative solution to this challenge!
Meet the Arugba, the fourteen-year-old member of the royalty selected to lead the procession to the Sacred Grove during the festival of Osun-Osogbo in Nigeria.
Explore the history of Yorubaland, home to one of the greatest civilizations in sub-Saharan Africa until the slave trade captured and sold millions of men, women, and children to the Americas, in this video resource from PBS LearningMedia.
Celebrate Mother Ganga, the giver of life, in a Hindu ritual known as aarti. This ritual is one of the more modern traditions of the Kumbh Mela, showing that religion is not static. Rather, it keeps updating itself for the present.
One of the most well-known symbols of the Kumbh Mela is the naked men known as Naga Sadhus. Why are they naked, and what happens when host Bruce Feiler joins a Naga Sadhus in his tent? Find out!
Is it possible to be alone amongst thousands of people? Watch how pilgrims find solitude during the ritual bathing in the Ganges River.