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Yogi. Photo by Thomas L. Kelly

"Body Language: The Yogis of India and Nepal" at the Rubin Museum of Art. Striking color photographs by Thomas L. Kelly capture extraordinary-looking male sadhus (as well as a female sadhvi), famously known as ascetics and yogis of South Asia.

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: TRIBAL (FACIAL AND BODILY) MARKS IN AFRICAN CULTURE

An intense encounter at Nadoba Young Tamberma man from Togo with heavy facial scars and an intense look

Africa | A Mbuja man, from the DR Congo, with typical facial scarifications. Each series of scarifications has a specific name and is introduced at various times. This is an example of a completed series of scarification. | © Auguste M. Bal

Mbuya Man from the Belgian Congo circa 1931 photographed by Auguste Bal

Sharpening teeth is a very painful form of change that the tribes of South Asian women have endured it for many years. It is considered the ultimate form of beauty in those parts. Women Bagobo of Mindanao, the easternmost island of the Philippines, must have spent many hours grinding of teeth rudimantare using various tools such as stone and wood." THE SHIT WOMEN DO FOR MEN....GOD HELP US

Sharpening teeth is a very painful form of change .It is considered the ultimate form of beauty. Women Bagobo of Mindanao, island of the Philippines, must have spent many hours grinding of teeth rudimantare using various tools such as stone and wood.

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Africa | "Weird Congo Ideals of Adornment by Scarring the Flesh".  Belgian Congo. ca. 1920 Photo J H Harris | Image and text taken from the publication "People of All Nations; their life story today and the story of their past". Edited by J A Hammerton.

Congo Ideals of Adornment by Scarring the Flesh". 1920 Photo J H Harris

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