Acharya aka: Āchārya: alternative spelling

Acharya is an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Acarya, which is defined according to Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this or the alternative page.

Acharya can further be alternatively spelled as Āchārya and Ācharya.

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