old sadhu sitting on a ghat - varanasi (india)

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old sadhu sitting on a ghat - varanasi (india)

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Old Sadhu (Hindu Holy man) sitting on a Ghat in Varanasi (India)

The man has a large white and red Tilaka (ritual Hindu marking on the forehead).

For more info about the Tilaka Hindu Ritual Mark, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilaka.

For more info on Sadhus, go to:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadhu

- or this less serious article www.gonomad.com/951-smokin-sadhus-indias-wandering-stoned...

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

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Photo taken on March 2, 2013
25/21,22, Sonarpura Road, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India