Woman holds baby and walks to church naked to rid herself of evil spirits (video)By Mason White 5:27 PM November 3, 2014
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By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A woman in Russia, was seen walking to church totally naked.
Passersby who saw the woman walking to church while holding a baby in her hands, recorded the bizarre scene on video and uploaded it to the Internet, where it had gone viral.
The video shows the woman dressed only in a black turban on her head, walking barefoot through snow while holding her crying baby in her hands.
She can also be seen bending over at the gates of an Orthodox Christian church before entering. Inside, the woman identified herself and told members that she was trying to rid herself of evil spirits.
The incident took place on Sunday in the city of Nizhnevartovsk in Western Siberia. The woman, who has no history of mental or substance abuse problems, was sent to a psychiatric facility, police said.
The child was taken to a local hospital. The woman did not reveal how walking naked in sub zero temperatures would repel evil spirits.