The Indian Sadhu has the characteristic face painting and wears the traditional colors of his people.
An example of a sadhu is a yogi.
Origin of sadhuSanskrit from s?dhu, straight, able from Indo-European base an unverified form s?dh-, to go straight to a goal from source Classical Greek ithyein, to go straight
Origin of sadhuFrom Sanskrit sādhu- right, holy
From Sanskrit à¤¸à¤¾à¤§à¥ (sÄdhÃº, “good; good man, holy man").