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Sadhu

An elderly sadhu who was begging near the temple at Chamundi Hills

Mysore, Karnataka

 

The Sanskrit terms sādhu refer to renouncers who have chosen to live a life apart from or on the edges of society in order to focus on their own spiritual practice. The words come from the Sanskrit root sādh, which means "reach one's goal"

 

Source : Wikipedia

 

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Taken on April 2, 2009