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Guru, 8 Definition(s)

'Guru' belongs in these categories: Buddhism, Hinduism

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A teacher or guide for a novice. This is an important activity in Vajrayana Buddhism.
Added: 02.Jun.2008 | Source: Exploring Religions: Buddhism Glossary
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Guru
Added: 21.Sep.2008 | Source: Religion Facts: Glossary of Buddhism
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Religious Teacher
Added: 27.Sep.2008 | Source: GCSE: A Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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See Root Guru and Spiritual Guide.
Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Kadampa: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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A holy teacher. Occasionally, a Brahmin who teaches.

Added: 29.Jun.2012 | Source: ReligionNet: Hinduism Glossary
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Guru (गुरु): Revered preceptor, A spiritual teacher. In contemporary India, the title and term "Guru" is widely used within the general meaning of "wise man".

Added: 29.Jun.2012 | Source: WikiPedia: Glossary of Hinduism terms
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guru : (m.) a teacher. (adj.), heavy; venerable.

Added: 03.Aug.2014 | Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Guru,(adj.-n.) (a younger form of garu (q.v.); Sk.guru) venerable,reverend,a teacher VvA.229,230 (°dakkhiṇā a teacher’s fee); PvA.3 (°janā venerable persons); Sdhp.227 (°ûpadesa),417.(Page 253)

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