sadhu (hindu holy man) reading small book (india)

A Sadhu (Hindu holy man) reading a small book on the Ghats of Varanasi (India).­

Maybe those are prayers or mantras.­

For more info about Varanasi, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Varanasi.

baba dreads ghats headdress headwear hindi hindu holy book man reading sadhu scriptures sitting varanasi
Vishwanath Galli, Lahori Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­

Photos taken in the Hindu Holy city of Varanasi - also know as Benares (India).­

For more info about Varanasi, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Varanasi