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Shuk Lal, the Paradise Builder

I met this Sadhu, ( Hindu holy man) north of Kangra, in Himachal Pradesh, India in March 2017. He found a favourite tree along the ancient river Ravi. Then he c...
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I met this Sadhu, ( Hindu holy man) north of Kangra, in Himachal Pradesh, India in March 2017. He found a favourite tree along the ancient river Ravi. Then he collected river stones and built a mountain under the tree. Saving his alms he purchased cement and oil pants. With these and smaller river stones he crafted simple images of his gods and populated his mountain. There, with his gods, he lived in his self-created paradise. His clothes were clean, so were his fingernails and eyes. He wanted nothing and was the happiest man I ever met.
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MERCEDESS April 23, 2017
STUNNING SHOT!!!
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millerb3 April 23, 2017
thank you, I'm delighted you like it. He was a wonderful subject and man to meet.
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