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Sadhu at Pashupatinath, Nepal

Sadhus are holy men who have given up their wordly possessions and left their families to live an ascetic life. This Sadhu lives in the holy Hindu temple complex of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, Nepal. Sadhus usually cover their faces with ash and sometimes add colourful paints to their faces and wear saffron coloured robes. The sadhus here cook their own meals in the small areas that they live in. This Sadhu seemed particularly happy and gave me a big smile.

TAGS: Kathmandu, Nepal, Portrait, Smile

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© Joyce Le Mesurier.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 9:11 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f2
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PHOTO LOCATION Kathmandu, Nepal