Smoking is injurious, but this may not be!
Hookah, an instrument which has been used for centuries to smoke tobacco is a pipe which has a base pot filled with water, a bowl at the top containing tobacco and a pipe that connects the bowl to the base.
There is another hose fitted to the base through which tobacco smoke cooled by the water is drawn into the mouth of the smoker. Men sit around and pass the smoking pipe to each other in turn.
Hookah is popular especially in the Middle East and also in Asia. This video has for you old men smoking hookah in the streets of Hisar, Haryana state of India.