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bedouins in Wadi Rum desert (Jordan)
Steinhatchee Mellow Yellow
Evening skyline of Manhattan seen from Sheep Meadow
My Son at Sunset
Maiko (geishas) in Kyoto
Curve
A White and Black Zebra
Chasing butterflies on family farm in Oklahoma
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Reflection of a Black Rhino
Maiko (geishas) in Kyoto
A LIFE IN A BAG
If you could see me now
FALL  |  PONDer  |  REFLECT
River cruise boat from above
A Lion cub playing
Eclogite
Road less travelled
Maiko (geishas) in Kyoto
Fall surprise
Chard line
Kakortokite
Lioness moving her cubs
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A LIFE IN A BAG

They call them "babas", a word very common in India that can mean friend, father, grandfather or uncle. A Sadhu (good man), chooses to leave everything behind, following the "Sannyasa" (renunciation). He chooses to live a life apart from the edges of society to focus on his own spiritual practice. A very tiny and simple life. A life so small that can fit in a bag, as I heard from someone of them.

TAGS: Ganges, India, Varanasi

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Date Taken: 07.2015
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PHOTO LOCATION Varanasi, India