Baul couple

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In the Baul philosophy, against Hindu or Muslim tradition, women are located very high, they have the guiding role, they are supposed to help men develop, as the female is superior and man needs to find his feminine side to be better. Baul ascetic who abandon all their possesion and ordinary life, unlike sadhu, are supposed to travel together with their female partner, without who they are not complete.<br />
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Bauls, men of heart. Message of universal love, mystics of Bengal. In the world of religious divisions, they preach what many other persectued and marginalized groups before them and many others in other parts of world said - that the kingdom of god is within oneself. Medieval heresies were exterminated by church in the same way fakirs are beaten in Bengal countryside by fundamentalist Muslim, cause they reveal dangerous truth. Lalon says, "People ask if Lalon Fakir is a Hindu or a Muslim. Lalon says he himself doesn't know who he is&quot;<br />
This is about a space between Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, where human beings and not ideologies meet. This is about mystics of Bengal, holy madmen, about fakirs, bauls, sufis. About people who claim there is no Christ in the church, no Allah in mosque, the human being is a shelter of Supreme Being. Philosophy, social movement, music, poetry and anarchic spiritual seekers.
In the Baul philosophy, against Hindu or Muslim tradition, women are located very high, they have the guiding role, they are supposed to help men develop, as the female is superior and man needs to find his feminine side to be better. Baul ascetic who abandon all their possesion and ordinary life, unlike sadhu, are supposed to travel together with their female partner, without who they are not complete.

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