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As Sacrifice

“Some offer their wealth, their austerity, and their practice of yoga as sacrifice, while the ascetics with strict vows offer their study of scriptures and knowledge as sacrifice.”

(Bhagavad Gita)


Since a few weeks those sadhus are staying at Darabhanga Ghat along the Ganges in Varanasi (Benaras).

The building of this ghat is a palace which was made by the king of Darabhanga from the Indian state of Bihar, it is now being restored into a luxurious hotel.

Beneath its wall several paintings showing a few gods and saints are preventing people to use this place as a bathroom and allowed this ghat to become clean again.

There is a kind of irony to see those men living there now...

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Taken on December 27, 2009