A member of the Agas Maghi sect. The members of this sect are not allowed to shave their hair or beards. They either covered their body with ash or wore colourful cloths. A painting from a nineteenth century manuscript of Fuqara'-i Hind, a text describing the different Hindu religious sects. Fuqara'-i Hind. early 19th century. Source: I.O. ISLAMIC 4777, f.77. Language: Persian.

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A member of the Agas Maghi sect. The members of this sect are not allowed to shave their hair or beards. They either covered their body with ash or wore colourful cloths. A painting from a nineteenth century manuscript of Fuqara'-i Hind, a text describing the different Hindu religious sects. Fuqara'-i Hind. early 19th century. Source: I.O. ISLAMIC 4777, f.77. Language: Persian.
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Image ID: RCF47C