sadhu

noun
sa·​dhu | \ˈsä-(ˌ)dü \
variants: or less commonly saddhu

Definition of sadhu 

: a usually Hindu mendicant ascetic

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In 1975, the wandering led Looney to master Baba Muktananda, a sadhu of Siddha Yoga who was giving a seminar near the Houston Airport. Andy Benoit, The MMQB, "The Greatest Player Who Never Was," 21 June 2017

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First Known Use of sadhu

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sadhu

Sanskrit sādhu

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sadic

sadiron

sadism

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