Definitions for sadh
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A person who belongs to a monotheistic sect of Hinduism; Sadhs' beliefs are similar to those of Quakers
Origin: From s[=a]dhu (perfect, pure)
a member of a monotheistic sect of Hindoos. Sadhs resemble the Quakers in many respects
The Sadh is one of the few endogamous sects of Hinduism formed in North India. The sect was found by Birbhan in 1543 CE and their philosophy is based on monotheism. They call the God in the name Satavgat, which means "the true name". Their customs and traditions are similar to Hinduism from where most of the members are recruited. Their population is mainly concentrated in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab.
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