Saturday, January 16, 2010

Thousands of Ghanaian women young and old, known as "fiashidi's" (wife of the lord) spend their lives serving in shrines dedicated to the lord Tro to atone for the past crimes of their family and society. In certain parts of India, widowed Hindus are sometimes cast off from society to the city of Vrindavan where they spend the rest of their lives dedicated to the lord Krishna. (Previously on Simplistic here.)

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