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Sadhus; Hindu Holy Men (5 photos)
by kevin o'sheehan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 173 N: 1802] (7517)

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In Kathmandu the principle Hindu temple is the Pashputinath. It contains hundreds of beautifully carved shrines to many, many gods. Most of these date from the 14th to 16th centuries. Often they are inhabited by Sadhus or Holy men. The different costumes and colored paint indicate different sub sects and the differnet gods that they worship.

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