Lifting huge rock with penis. Kumbh Mela. Hardwar. Sadhus in India.

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Lifting huge rock with penis. Kumbh Mela. Hardwar. Sadhus in India.
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Sadhus are ascetics whose feats of self mortification are designed to cleanse the mind and demonstrate spiritual control over the physical being They wander the length and breadth of India and Nepal coming together once every three years for the Kumbh Mela at four rotating locations around the country Allahabad Ujain Nasik and Haridwar They are organised into regiments or Akharas that reflect a warrior tradition Most extreme in their devotions are the naked Naga Babas A sect devoted to Shiva They have been in existance for thousands of years in the Hindu sub continent PH Dan White