Definition of Sadhus

1. Noun. (plural of sadhu) ¹



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Definition of Sadhus

1. sadhu [n] - See also: sadhu

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sadhus

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

Literary usage of Sadhus

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1. The Mystics, Ascetics, and Saints of India: A Study of Sadhuism, with an by John Campbell Oman (1903)
"... Ramakrishna—sadhus to some extent what tlie Magicians and Necromancers have elsewhere been—Tales and Anecdotes of the Wonders performed by sadhus and of ..."

2. What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith by Editors of Hinduism Today, Hinduism Today Magazine Editors, From the Editors of Hinduism Today (2007)
"The majority of sadhus live in various akhara camps scattered all over India. ... Those swamis and sadhus who are not a part of an akhara live in ..."

3. Hinduism, Ancient and Modern: As Taught in Original Sources and Illustrated by Baij Nath (1905)
"The general opinion, however, seems to be that unless the householders, who maintain these sadhus, exercise better discrimination in the bestowal of their ..."

4. Practical Christian Sociology: A Series of Special Lectures Before Princeton by Wilbur Fisk Crafts (1895)
"At the head of the procession, about six elephants, then a brass band, then marching two by two and hand in hand, great numbers of these sadhus, ..."

5. The Story of Gondwana by Eyre Chatterton, Stephen Hislop, Richard Temple (1916)
"In great straits for labour, he pressed into his service 300 sadhus or " holy men." Those who know how these " beggar saints " are regarded in India can ..."

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