saddhu


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sad·dhu

 (sä′do͞o)
n.
Variant of sadhu.
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Noun1.saddhu - (Hinduism) an ascetic holy mansaddhu - (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man  
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
Hindoo, Hindu - a person who adheres to Hinduism
References in classic literature ?
'Hast thou met - a physician of sick pearls?' He switched out his long, tight-rolled turban-cloth and, with swiftest hands, rolled it over and under about his loins into the intricate devices of a Saddhu's cincture.
In place of the tremulous, shrinking trader there lolled against the corner an all but naked, ash- smeared, ochre-barred, dusty-haired Saddhu, his swollen eyes - opium takes quick effect on an empty stomach - luminous with insolence and bestial lust, his legs crossed under him, Kim's brown rosary round his neck, and a scant yard of worn, flowered chintz on his shoulders.
'The fewer money-lenders the better, say I; but, Saddhu or no Saddhu, he should pay for my stuff on his shoulders.'
He was a resident of Chungi Amar Saddhu in Lahore where he owned a shop.
LAHORE -- Former federal minister of Commerce and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Humayun Akhtar Khan has started a door-to-door election campaign in NA-131 from Chungi Amar Saddhu main Bazaar area.