30 August 2016
Lingering on Langots
The Indian subcontinent has a fundoshi analog, the langot. While there are some basic structural differences, there are also definite visual similarities, especially from the front view. Langots are frequently seen oh pehalwans, wrestlers in the ancient fraternal art of kushti. It is also the garb of ascetics who forsake all worldly possessions besides a simple loincloth.