Ashram and Sadhu the Holy Men. Almost throughout India, they are easily seen, although they pulled out of the community to be more focused on spiritual growth. The nomads. When appearing in the countryside, the sadus give religious lectures—guiding other people to the kindness. They receive alms in return. When the time has come to gather with one another, they go to the ashram. Unlike dormitory which refers to the general case, this ashram is more akin to the monastery. One of the most famous and respected ashrams in Varanasi is the Shri Satuwa Baba. • Tearsheets (2014)