What does sadhu mean?

Definitions for sadhuˈsɑ du

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sadhu, saddhu(noun)

    (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man


  1. sadhu(Noun)

    An ascetic or practitioner of yoga (yogi) who has given up pursuit of the first three Hindu goals of life: kama (enjoyment), artha (practical objectives) and even dharma (duty).


  1. Sadhu

    In Hinduism, sādhu denotes an ascetic, wandering monk. Although the vast majority of sādhus are yogīs, not all yogīs are sādhus. The sādhu is solely dedicated to achieving mokṣa, the fourth and final aśrama, through meditation and contemplation of brahman. Sādhus often wear saffron-colored clothing, symbolizing their sanyāsa. This way of life is open to women; the female form of the word is sādhvī साध्वी.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sadhu in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sadhu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. sadhusadhusadhu

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