10:38 AM / Posted by li i /

Aghori, originally uploaded by Adam @ Earth.

Member of the Aghori, those who worship Shiva the god of death. Covered in cremation ashes and holding up a black painted human skull, from which he eats and drinks. He lives by the burning ghats in Varanasi, where Indian pilgrlms often come to die and be cremated by the Ganges river.


Comment by K J SHENOY on July 9, 2009 at 8:50 AM

I was loking for Aghoris to text-link my Blogger post 'Conclave of Ghouls' and what do I find? This wonderful blogsite, "Life in India". Well compiled. I have put this as favourite to rea at liesure. Congrats

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