No one knows exactly how many rats live in the village temple Deshnok. According to local residents, they are not less than twenty thousand. From all over India here pilgrims to feed rats and express our reverence. This temple - the only place on Earth where people worship rats. In a crowd of people headed to the temple, rarely zateshetsya foreigner. In Deshnok village, which lies in the far west of India in the Thar Desert, can be reached by train - this lazy snake, powdered with dust. Near the Pakistani border train barely goes. Nights are cold; sultry days. Wind blows from one country to another light dust and sand. Foreigners who come up with the idea to get off at the station, forsaken by God? Very few enthusiasts.