• Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu (Sadu Sadu Sadu)

    Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu (Sadu Sadu Sadu)

    The phrase “Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!” derives from Sanskrit and is therefore common across many cultures in India. In addition, Buddhism interprets this phrase in a very special way.  In Sanskrit, sadhu describes a holy person or entity. This is used after someone has completed some task with excellence or fulfillment- often religious related. Wondering what… Read More

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