Sadhu who never sits

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UploadedFebruary 5, 2013
TakenJanuary 27, 2013
ModelCanon PowerShot G12
Exposure1/250 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18.098 mm
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A ‘standing’ Baba, who is called khareshwari, has taken the vow not to sit or lie down for twelve years. He may rest one leg by hanging it in the sling under his swing. It is a painful austerity: the swollen legs and feet tend to develop persistent ulcers. Khareshwaris may walk about, but usually just hang in their swing in their corner — and stand.

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  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (5 Feb 2013):

    This image led me to a lengthy and educational Google search. Very interesting. Great image.


    VICTOR REYES said (8 Feb 2013):


  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (9 Feb 2013):

    No, amazing stupidity! Even if you beleive in incarnation...You are, without doubt, wasting one of your lives!!! .

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (12 Feb 2013):

    "South Park" character for sure !

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (12 Mar 2016):

    ///////wild/////////crazy///////Fab capture!!!!!!!!

  • Laurie Harris

    Laurie Harris gave props (7 Jan 2017):

    Just how non-chalante this person is who must be in some kind of pain, you have captured the feeling

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