Man of the Fog (Varanasi, India)

A sadhu in Varanasi (India).
In Hinduism, a sadhu ("good man, holy man") is a religious ascetic or holy person. Although the vast majority of sadhus are yogis, not all yogis are sadhus. The sadhu is solely dedicated to achieving mokṣa (liberation), the fourth and final aśrama (stage of life), through meditation and contemplation of brahman. Sadhus often wear saffron-coloured clothing, symbolising their sanyāsa (renunciation). This way of life is open to women; the female form of the word is sadhvi. In 2014 an all-female akhada (group of sadhus) was formed; it is believed to be the first such group in India.

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5 Comments
kiwiangel

kiwiangel

posted 1 month ago

Great portrait with the story of the setting.

tri

tri

posted 7 months ago

Wonderful

naripo37

naripo37

posted 7 months ago

epic ....... just epic

soncee.1

soncee.1

posted 7 months ago

nice

satky

satky

posted 7 months ago

Nicee