The Aghori are ascetic Shaiva sadhus.
The practice of “Aghori” cannibalism and human sacrifices are mostly related to tantrik rites of the worshipers of the Mother goddess in any of the worship form – MahaKali, Dhurga Maa, Kamakhya Devi. or Chammunda. The life of an Aghori Sadhu is not easy, to become like them one has to meditate about twelve years and complete certain rituals under the guidance of an Aghor Panth . Aghoris commonly use Brunt woods from Shamshan ghat, Collect clothes from dead bodies, and Flesh of burnt bodies for the various rituals during Aghor sadhna.