Illustration of a long haired, bearded faquir [faqir] holding his arms above his head as posing for a penance. The caption reads, “The Figure of a Penitent as they are represented in little under the Banians great Tree”.
From: Collections of travels through Turky into Persia, and the East-Indies : being the travels of Monsieur Tavernier Bernier, and other great men. London : Printed for Moses Pitt at the Angel in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1684. Section: “The six travels of John Baptista Tavernier, Baron of Aubonne, through Turky and Persia to the Indies”, plate facing p.167.