Definition of Sadhu

1. Noun. (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man.

Exact synonyms: Saddhu
Category relationships: Hindooism, Hinduism
Generic synonyms: Hindoo, Hindu



Definition of Sadhu

1. Noun. (context: Hinduism) An ascetic or practitioner of yoga (yogi) who has given up pursuit of the first three Hindu goals of life: kama (enjoyment), artha (practical objectives) and even dharma (duty). ¹

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Definition of Sadhu

1. a Hindu holy man [n -S]

Sadhu Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sadhu

saddlewise
saddling
saddo
saddos
sade
sades
sadful
sadguru
sadgurus
sadhana
sadhanas
sadhe
sadhes
sadhu (current term)
sadhus
sadi
sadic
sadiron
sadirons
sadis
sadisms
sadist
sadistic
sadistically
sadists
saditty
sadly

Literary usage of Sadhu

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1. Building with India by Daniel Johnson Fleming (1922)
"Ill A figure that has even more caught the imagination of India is that of sadhu Sundar Singh. Barefooted, robed in saffron, ever traveling, with no center ..."

2. Building with India by Daniel Johnson Fleming (1922)
"Ill A figure that has even more caught the imagination of India is that of sadhu Sundar Singh. Barefooted, robed in saffron, ..."

3. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"He was next bribed — extortionately bribed — and said that the sadhu was at ... But there was no sadhu. An old Nihang, grey-haired and sceptical — for he ..."

4. The Bengal Law Reports of Decisions of the High Court at Fort William Civil by Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee, Bengal (India). Board of Revenue, Bengal (India). Supreme Council (1878)
"... sadhu KHAN - vi 390 note в. Act VIII of 1859, it. 376 if 378—0r- acr refusing to admit a »pecial appeal, power of High Court to grant a review of—Notice ..."

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