Man Carries His Mother In A Basket !
December 21, 2006 3:56am CST
Swami, as he is described, is on an epic mission - he is carrying his aged, blind mother, Kethakdevi, on his shoulders on an all-India pilgrimage. He has already covered more than 6,000km (3,750 miles), beginning the journey in his native village of Piparia, near Jabalpur in the northern state of Madhya Pradesh eight years ago. If all goes well, Kailashgiri's grand plan is to end his spiritual quest at the next Kumbh Mela Hindu festival in the holy city of Varanasi in 2013. "It is the will of God," says Kailashgiri on his decision to carry his mother on the holy expedition. 8 yrs into a 17 yr journey, his mother says "He is a nice son but I am getting tired. I sometimes feel like ending the journey and getting back home