“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.”
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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