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Holy man at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal 17th May 2007

12 Responses to “Holy man at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal”

  1. 1
    Michael Rawluk:

    Great shot.

  2. 2
    Ashish Sidapara:

    Love the vivid colors, stunning portrait!

  3. 3
    Josef Renklint:

    Vivid colors, tones, nice.

  4. 4
    Jeff Ambrose:

    Wow this is just an amazing portrait. Its great in color and I bet it makes an equally amazing black and white too.

  5. 5
    Jennie:

    Wow..
    The shot is such a beautiful portrait. The story is so interesting and you can tell just from looking at him that he is dedicated. The colors are so vibrant. All around… just fantastic

  6. 6
    ferenc ecseki:

    great intensity .. pretty intimidating experience (just to view) .. true National Geo material .. BRAVO!

  7. 7
    Latarsha:

    I absolutely looove the color, vividness, and the depth of your work.

    Thanks for sharing your work with the world!

    (HK)Thanks Latarsha, though please do not post any spammy URL’s as they will be removed.

  8. 8
    dan:

    nicely captured. his makeup is pretty wild

  9. 9
    Mikaela:

    Wow…amazing colors…I wonder what they Mean?

  10. 10
    cako:

    Amazing photos in your blog. You are a great mountaineer !

  11. 11
    dheerendra sachan:

    amezing and wonderfull

  12. 12
    dheerendra sachan:

    it happens only in india

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Holy  man at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal

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One of the many ‘holy man’ that can be found near the holiest Hindu place in Nepal, the Pashupatinath temple, knw fro their open air cremations.
These holy men cover themselves with human ashes.

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