So cool:

BBC – The only living master of a dying martial art

I feel like, as much as the world loves a battle-hermit, that maybe, as a means of passing on your battlefield art, living as a hermit until your 80s when you notice not many kids have come past your mountain top seeking training lately, might be less than effective.

In other news, if I could lay my hands on a turban trident, how cool would that be for Halloween next year… “And what are you supposed to be, little girl?” “I’m a shastar vidya Sikh master.” *shuffles bladed feet*