Aghori: Exploring the Bizarre World of Extreme Asceticism (Video)
The Aghori are an intriguing sect of Hinduism known for their unconventional practices and ascetic way of life. They seek spiritual liberation through intense discipline and the transcendence of societal norms. Their rituals, including dwelling in cremation grounds, wearing ash from funeral pyres, and meditating among human remains, aim to cultivate detachment and understand the true nature of reality.
The Aghori represent an unusual spiritual tradition that blends Hinduism, tantric philosophy, and asceticism. Despite the dark undertones, they are driven by a quest for enlightenment and challenge conventional norms and beliefs in their unorthodox approach to spirituality.
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Top image: Representational image of an Aghori. Source: Dondon Gigantone / Adobe Stock.