Asian and Indian Ethnicities, Ceremonial Make-Up, Human Face, Human Hand, India
Kathmandu, Nepal - April 2, 2013: Portrait of Holy Sadhu woman with traditional face paint. In Hinduism, sadhu denotes an wandering monk. The sadhu is solely dedicated to achieving mok?a (liberation), the fourth and final stage of life, through meditation and contemplation of brahman. Sadhus have left behind all material attachments and live in caves, forests and temples all over India and Nepal. This shot is taken in Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathamandu.