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A Sadhu (or Naga Baba) in a tent in Kumbh Mela near a pilgrim. Sadhu is an ascetic holy man who devotes himself to the goal of moksha or liberation so that soul can overcome the cycle of reincarnation. The Sadhu tradition in India has a long history which can be traced back to the Vedic Age. Such a Hindu ascetic or a monk renounces worldly pleasures in pursuit of higher values of life in order to attain enlightenment. Through strict and hard practice Sadhu detached themselves from pleasures and pains of human life which makes them indifferent from world and transports them to the metaphysical world..Etymologically Sadhu is a Sanskrit word which means a wise man who renounces the world and all worldly pleasures in quest of spirituality, which ultimately lead them to enlightenment. In order to achieve the zenith of human life they live in caves, temples, forests and hill top, practicing strict code and conduct.