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siddha

n.

in Indian religion, "one who has attained perfection and bliss," 1846, from Sanskrit siddhah "accomplished, achieved, successful, possessing supernatural power, sorcerer, saint," related to sidhyati "reaches his goal, succeeds," sadhuh "right, skilled, excellent, a holy man."

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  • “And now you,” said he, approaching Siddha, as he drew his sword from the scabbard.

    Akbar

    P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer

  • Extraordinary was the impression which the sight of this recluse made on Siddha.

    Akbar

    P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer

  • Instantly Siddha drew back a step, and laid his hand on the dagger in his belt.

    Akbar

    P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer

  • But,” Siddha said, after a moment of silence, “who then is Gurupada?

    Akbar

    P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer

  • And here he turned to Siddha: “It is but lately that I met you.”

    Akbar

    P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer