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The holy saint

A portrait of a Naga Sadhu or Naked saint. They are a particular group of Shaivite saints who reside in the Himalayan Caves and come to visit the civilization only during the Kumbh Mela. This is the only event when these ascetic saints can be seen amongst the general population.

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New Delhi, India
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
Total Views: 257
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO400
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