KUSHTI WRESTLER'S AT THULSI GHAT

KUSHI WRESTLER'S AT THULSI GHAT

​Dawn in Varanasi. As the people of the city begin their day washing in the Ganges, the men from around Tulsi Ghat begin their own morning ritual.

On a traditional Indian gym, called Akhada. In these Akhadas, men of all ages practice these traditional form of wrestling, named Kushti. The wrestling

pit itself is filled with soft earth refilled at regular intervals from nearby fields. Strict Health and diet regimens dominate your life once you join an Akhara.

Kashi, India