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Guru, 6 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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