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sadhu

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a Hindu wandering holy man
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"I didn't then stay in one place," he explained, describing how once he'd taken the orange robes of a saddhu, the next two years saw him travelling between ashrams in the Sariska and Rathambore tiger forests in Rajasthan.
Furthermore, we witness another amusing retelling when he tells the traditional story of the saint (saddhu maharaj) who grants wishes and who is, in the end, non-existent, in order to deceive his mother.
Kim plays for similar stakes when he disguises his fellow player E23 as a Saddhu on the train; like his evening of playing the prophet, he gets sense of thrill out of confounding the local police and the other people sitting in his car (172).
I could be a statue, a ghostly apparition or an Indian saddhu."
Now Kim uses the same trick to save his fellow spy: he rends his clothes to the waist and changes his costume to that of a beggar Saddhu (251).