Sadhus now want land burial, say rivers too polluted

Concerned over rising river pollution, sadhus of various orders are now seeking departure from tradition as they want adequate land to bury their dead.

Shrine Board, sadhus spar over Amarnath pilgrimage schedule

Notwithstanding the Amarnath
shrine board`s decision to commence the annual pilgrimage to
the holy cave from June 29, a group of sadhus today announced
that they will embark on the yatra from June 15.

60L take dip in Ganges on Somvati Amavasya

Nearly 60L pilgrims took a holy dip in river Ganges on the occasion of Somvati Amavasya.

When sadhus came astride elephants, horses

Some sat on gold and silver thrones balanced atop elephants, some stood tall on horse-driven chariots, and yet others walked to din of drums, bells and conches. Peshwai, the royal procession of Naga sadhus was a grand affair.