A woman has been stripped naked, dragged from her home and paraded through the streets in the latest incident of mob violence in India. The woman had been suspected of involvement in a murder, after a year-old man was found dead on railway tracks in the small town of Bihiyar, in eastern Bihar state. Police were reportedly only alerted to the situation when they saw videos circulating on WhatsApp of the woman being beaten.
The Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, is a series of baths by Hindu sadhus and sadhvis, holy men and women, and other pilgrims who believe the ritual cleanses them of their sins and ends the process of repeated reincarnation. At every Kumbh, including this year's, thousands of devotees are initiated into the reclusive sect of the Naga Sadhus — naked, ash-smeared cannabis-smoking Hindu warriors and onetime-armed defenders of the faith who for centuries have lived as ascetics in jungles and caves. On so-called royal bathing days, the Naga Sadhus lead the 13 monastic orders' processions — on garlanded horses, elephants and tractors — through the festival grounds and into the river, armed with tridents and swords.
A woman has been beaten, stripped naked and paraded through the streets of India Monday by a mob of men who believed she was allegedly involved in the murder of an individual from Bihar state's Damodarpur village. The woman claims she's innocent. People from his village say that year-old Vimlesh Shah was found dead on railway tracks and his body showed signs of strangulation.
Jump to navigation. An angry mob resorted to brutally beating up a year-old woman today for leading the Delhi Commission for Women department on a liquor raid in Delhi's Narela area on Wednesday. The woman, identified as Praveen, was against the illegal sale of liquor near her residence in Narela's JJ cluster. Here, the DCW team seized some bottles of liquor.
These are external links and will open in a new window. A woman was stripped and paraded naked by a mob in eastern India's Bihar state on the suspicion of killing a man. The incident took place on Monday after the body of Vimlesh Shah, 19, was found near a railway track in Bhojpur district.
A large procession of followed and kicked in the streets of Bihar in India. Violence and rape against women is on the rise that is why Delhi is called Rape capital of the world. It is a disgrace of humanity and human rights as well as the conditions of minorities in India.
The festival is one of the only opportunities to see the reclusive Naga sadhus, some of whom live in caves after taking a vow of celibacy and renouncing worldly possessions. Their charge down to the waters to bathe at the opening of the Kumbh, many armed with tridents and swords, is one of the highlights of the festival. They give their message to the people and they transform people.
This article on nudity in religion deals with the differing attitudes to nudity and modesty among world religions. Hesiod the writer of the poem Theogonywhich describes the origins and genealogies of the Greek gods in Ancient Greek religionsuggested that farmers should "Sow naked, and plough naked, and harvest naked, if you wish to bring in all Demeter 's fruits in due season. The Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all recount the legend of the Garden of Edenfound in the Hebrew Biblein which Adam and Eve are unaware of their nakedness until they eat the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. After this, they feel ashamed and try to cover themselves with fig leaves.
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