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  • n. Variant of sadhu.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of sadhu.

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  • n. (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man

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Examples

  • The driver skirted a saddhu walking through the traffic as calmly as if he were wading through the Holy Yamuna.

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  • The driver skirted a _saddhu_ walking through the traffic as calmly as if he were wading through the Holy Yamuna.

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  • Seated at his ease, he could witness the Three Steps by which the Saviour ascended the universe to the discomfiture of Indra, also the death of the dragon, the mountain that turned into an umbrella, and the saddhu who (with comic results) invoked the God before dining.

    A Passage To India

  • These saddhu, these dependents on the hindu caste system who he so much admires, not the untouchable caste that bear the full brunt of religious exploitation as a slave class, but this somehow priveleged mystical religious minority who contribute to the hindu dogma.

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  • Saddhus must also have a heavy intake of cannabis, and this is another contradiction, he doesnt smoke because if he did he would of mentioned it, regardless of utah law, a saddhu must live outside moral perimeters. he has become heavy, in a rut, saddhus must continually wander the earth.

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  • I saw some of the filming of Aghori, about a saddhu cannibal (to be crude).

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  • We have Allen Ginsberg, poet, and rabbinic saddhu.

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  • He is the mendicant mad Shiva and himself a wild saddhu, naked and ash-covered, haunter of cremation grounds, etc.

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  • When I’m a saddhu, I shall mix it up with something else.”

    A Passage To India

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