It is an ornament to a sadhu's character to observe distinctions (maryd) of rank.
A for the sadhu himself, his movements were as swift and as goat-like.
sadhu muttered some words, which Nalini could not distinguish, and left the room hurriedly.
Our cries of distress were answered by the sudden appearance of the mysterious sadhu with his cow.
He was known to be masquerading as a sadhu in order to rob pilgrims.
The sadhu called out to the colonel to hold on, and to us to keep quiet.
The similarly worded prediction of the sadhu at Kalighat Temple flashed to my mind.
The first sadhu tells you that he is possessed by a spirit which forbids him to eat except every third day.
We remembered that it was reported this proud friend of ours also belonged to the sadhu sect.
This is at once the most salient and the saddest feature of the learned and meditative sadhu.