A Nun turned Sadhvi

May 27th, 2012, 9am

What if you find an Ascetic Nun in areas famous for Asiatic Lion? This is Sadhvi Prasanna Devi a Christian Nun living in the forests of Junagadh all by herself for the last three decades with a lot of animals for company.

The sadhvi first came to the forest after the closure of a religious congregation which she had joined as a teenager. She opted for an ascetic life because she was attracted to the Indian way of sanyasa, or renunciation. So she set up her hermitage in the forest of Girnar, which is home to numerous animals including monkeys, leopards and Asiatic lions. They come frequently to drink from the reservoir that is just a stone’s throw from her door.

Read more on her at UCANews

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