Guhyaguru, Guhya-guru: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Guhyaguru (गुह्यगुरु).—an epithet of Śiva; (considered as the special teacher of the Tantras).

Derivable forms: guhyaguruḥ (गुह्यगुरुः).

Guhyaguru is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guhya and guru (गुरु).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Guhyaguru (गुह्यगुरु).—m.

(-ruḥ) A name of Siva. E. guhya secret, and guru a master; Siva being considered as a teacher, especially of the Tantras or Hindu mystic and magical works.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Guhyaguru (गुह्यगुरु):—[=guhya-guru] [from guhya > guh] m. (cf. gṛhya-g) ‘the mystic Guru’, Śiva (considered as the especial teacher of the Tantras), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Guhyaguru (गुह्यगुरु):—[guhya-guru] (ruḥ) 2. m. A name of Shiva.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Guhyaguru (गुह्यगुरु):—m. Beiname Śiva's.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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