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The only thing Baba G always carrys with him is a plastic bag with Babud (human ashes) which he rubs over his whole body to protect him from the cold.

Baba Mehand Bidjegri is a Naga Sadhu, aged 43 yrs old.
Born in Kolkata of the Atjaria Caste (Braham) which is a high caste, his father was a Sadhu and all male members in his family are Sadhus.
Baba G as he calls himself is celebate and vowed to leave everything but mentioned he has no objection to alcohol and drugs.
Baba G lives everywhere and has no belongings, he moves around all the time and as a child ( 9 yrs.) he did the 'childroute' and lived in various Ashrams where he learned to read and write while his family supported him.
The only thing he always carrys with him is a plastic bag with Babud (human ashes) which he rubs over his whole body to protect him from the cold.

In Hinduism, Sadhu means a good man, a holy man, a wondering monk.
Most Sadhus are yogi's but not all yogi's are Sadhus
The Sadhu is solely dedicated to achieving liberation, the fourth and final 'asrama' (stage of life), through meditation and contemplation.
Sadhus often wear saffron-colored clothing, symbolizing their 'sanyasa' (reincarnation)
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