Oregon Experience

Becoming a Sannyasin

Clip: Season 7 Episode 701 | 3m 23s

Sannyasins wore clothing in shades of red and purple reflecting the colors of sunrise. Former Western Oregon University Professor Roshani Shay remembers becoming a sannyasin while living in Salem and teaching political science.

Aired: 11/19/12

Rating: NR

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