LAL BABA by Joey L. When he was young, Lal Baba’s parents arranged a marriage for him. Uncertain about his future, he ran away from home in Bihar Siwan and took up the lifelong task of becoming a sadhu.
India "Holy men"from Varanasi. "Lal Baba has dreadlocks several meters long, which have been growing for over 40 years. To Sadhus, dreadlocks are a sign of Renunciation & a life Dedicated to Spirituality.
Long in the ears.woman from Dayak Kenyah tribe, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Women with long earlobes in Dayak Kenyah tribe are considered noble and respectable, while nowadays the tradition is no longer common among the tribeswomen.
wonderful work from John Kenny 'Mynga' - from the Mumuhuila tribe of Angola. Notice the 2 shorter hair locks with metal beads close to the face, like ancient priestesses. Her face is reminiscent of the wooden statues of priestesses of Amun.
"Body Language: The Yogis of India and Nepal" at the Rubin Museum of Art. Striking color photographs by Thomas L. Kelly capture extraordinary-looking male sadhus (as well as a female sadhvi), famously known as ascetics and yogis of South Asia.