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The Roots of the Banyan Tree
My way or the highway
Lunch time
Malta
Flamingo conservation dance
Lady in pink dress
Long-life humans on the Alps
Divine blessing
Nanaimo Harbour at Sunrise
Demonstration in Paris
Washing Machine
Divine blessing
A water lily
Natural v.s. Man-made
Shadows within
Niagara Falls in All its Glory
Big Ben sunset from the London Eye
Ancient thirst
Pequena beleza de um passeio ao ar livre
Market cleaner
Old Kitchen Jars
Hanging Dripping
Elephants returning home after spending time in the stream
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Divine blessing

The world of a Naga Sadhu or an ash smeared Naked Saint is shrouded in mystery and secret rituals. One such ritual is to perform his own funeral rites, a symbolic act implying he has now left the world he was born into, and crossed over to another one, a point of no return. Here a 'Dead' Naga sadhu blesses a man by applying holy ash on his forehead.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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