13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Priests

This photo was taken in a small "ashmram" (asylum) in Varanasi, where many sadhus (Hinduism holy man) live. They spend their time in meditation and studying the holy scriptures.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Rui Pires