Sahu, Sāhu: 3 definitions
Sahu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Sāhu.—(LP), same as Sanskrit Sādhu; a merchant. Note: sāhu is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
sāhu : (ind.) good; well.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sāhu, (adj.) (=sādhu) good, well Vin. I, 45; S. I, 8; Pug. 71 sq.; Th. 1, 43; VvA. 284. (Page 707)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Partial matches: Hu.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Sahu, Sāhu, Sa-hu; (plurals include: Sahus, Sāhus, hus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 4 - Agriculture in the NBPW phase < [Chapter I - The Case Study of Rājagṛha]
Part 1 - The Nodal Points and Early Human Activities < [Chapter I - The Case Study of Rājagṛha]
Part 1 - Introduction < [Introduction]
The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians (by E.A. Wallis Budge)
The Gods of the Egyptians Vol 1 (by E. A. Wallis Budge)
From under the Dust of Ages (by William St. Chad Boscawen)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)