Adjective "sadhus" definition and examples

(Sadhus may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈsɑːduː/

Definitions and examples

noun

A holy man, sage, or ascetic.
  1. 'It is our opinion that ashrams developed by a sadhu should be run by sadhus after the founder's passing.'
  2. 'In ecstasy, the disciples prepared a huge feast, the guru ate heartily and the ashrama was once again a happy home for sadhus.'
  3. 'India is the birthplace of Hinduism as well as Buddhism, motherland of Sikhs and Jains, the abode of more rishis, sadhus, mahatmas, and maharishis than any place on earth.'

More definitions

1. an ascetic holy man, especially a monk.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be sadhus."

Origin

(sadhu)Sanskrit.