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- n. A person who belongs to a monotheistic sect of Hinduism; Sadhs' beliefs are similar to those of Quakers
"The Bishnois do not revere Brahmans, but have priests of their own known as Sadh, who are chosen from among the laity.
Bishnois assemble, and before them a Sadh or Bishnoi priest, after lighting a sacrificial fire (_hom_), instructs the novice in the duties of the faith.
The bride and bridegroom are seated side by side on wooden boards, and after the caste priest (Sadh) has chanted some sacred verses, water is poured nine times on to the palms of the bridegroom, and he drinks it.
Sadh, attacked Sukhwinder Singh with a container filled with acid at his office.
Infant baptism is also practised, and thirty days after birth the child, whether boy or girl, is baptised by the priest (Sadh) in much the same way as an adult; only the set form of prayer is different, and the priest pours a few drops of water into the child's mouth, and gives the child's relatives each three handfuls of the consecrated water to drink; at the same time the barber clips off the child's hair.
For prices will not drop unless there is political instability or the stock market crashes, "Sadh said.
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