Sunday, May 29, 2011

Delhi, India

He is a sadhu. All over India you find these Hindu “saints.” They have renounced the world and all its pleasures and live solely in a spiritual dimension (somewhat like medieval Christian ascetics). Generally, sadhus congregate around Hindu temples, but this one was perched on the curb outside the Roman Catholic cathedral. The pink fabric probably denotes loyalty to a particular goddess. [2011]

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