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My Tryst With Swami Avdesh Anand Ji Juna Akhara Maha Mandleshwar

I first met Swami Avdesh Anandji at Allahabad 2013 Maha Kumbh I was in in the same procession with my Naga Guru Shri Vijay Giri Maharaj also of Juna Akhara .
I shot Swamiji ,, again at Nasik Kumbh 2015 ,, and he talked to me I told him I was a Shia Muslim and my Guru was a Naga Sadhu he smiled and gave me his picturs two of them that I use on the reverse side of my Press Card when I shoot Hindu events .. it saves me from rogue Sadhus and rogue bullying cops and volunteers at the Kumbh.
Once again I met Swamiji and again talked to him when he took the dip at the river Shipra Ujjain Kumbh 2016 ,, I shot his video and his stills and I love shooting this living legend holy man of the Naga Sadhus a simple man and not at all a Godman.
I dont know if I will be alive for the next Kumbh at Allahabad ,, but whatever my financial condition I tried not to miss one of the Shai Snan..
Khamakhya is a Mini Kumbh an amazing place for Aghoris Tantrics and the Naga Sadhus too...
I have shot over 70000 …

The Ujjain Kumbh 2016,,..My Documentary on You Tube

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I was invited to the Ujjain Kumbh 2016 by my Naga Guru Shri Vijay Giri Maharaj... and I documented the first Shahi Snan ..
I wanted to make it to the following Shahi Snans but much as I tried it was not possible ,,I had asked Advocate Ashish Shelar MLA to help me but he was busy and my fate too was not Ujwal... means Not Shining .
But I shot over 4500 images ,, I did not move very far from the tent where I lived with my Guru and his other disciples and heads of Juna Akhhara.
On the night of the Shai Snan my Guru was seriously unwell he asked me to lead his band so I took up the chant of Har Har Mahadev as we walked rapidly from Bhuki Mata Road to Shipra River ,, on the way my Guru collapsed and everyone in the group walked away to make it in time for the auspicious hour , I stayed back with my Guru ,, he knew I had come to shoot so he ordered me to leave him I refused and bought him to the Tani where all the Nagas had assembled for the puja before the dip.. I got my …