....they thrive on opium and weed , that's what they refer to as Lord Shiva's prashad . They chant, they sing and they foresees us, lesser mortals. Each one of them have distinct characteristics. They are the " Fakirs " of Bengal . The time spent amongst them was not only exciting but also got to know about hard facts of life. Once again truly a reel material. A visit to Shantiniketan after ten years is worth cherishing these facets of the place.