What does Guru mean?

Definitions for Guru
ˈgʊər u, gʊˈruGu·ru

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guru(noun)

    a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher

  2. Guru(noun)

    each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion

  3. guru(noun)

    a recognized leader in some field or of some movement

    "a guru of genomics"

GCIDE

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  3. Guru(n.)

    Same as gooroo.

Wiktionary

  1. guru(Noun)

    A Hindu or Sikh spiritual teacher.

  2. guru(Noun)

    An influential advisor or mentor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guru(noun)

    a spiritual teacher, guide, or confessor amoung the Hindoos

  2. Origin: [Hind. gur a spiritual parent or teacher, Skr. guru heavy, noble, venerable, teacher. Cf. Grief.]

Freebase

  1. Guru

    Guru is a Sanskrit term for "teacher" or "master", especially in Indian religions. The Hindu guru-shishya tradition is the oral tradition or religious doctrine or experiential wisdom transmitted from teacher to student. In the United States, the meaning of "guru" has been used to cover anyone who acquires followers, especially by exploiting their naiveté, due to the inflationary use of the term in new religious movements.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Guru

    gōō′rōō, n. a spiritual teacher, any venerable person.—Also Goo′roo. [Hind.—Sans.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. guru

    [Unix] An expert. Implies not only wizard skill but also a history of being a knowledge resource for others. Less often, used (with a qualifier) for other experts on other systems, as in VMS guru. See source of all good bits.

Editors Contribution

  1. Guru

    Guiding Light, Unending source of wisdom, Reverently refining your worth, Untiringly keen to make you a WINNER.

    Submitted by acronimous on July 29, 2018

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guru in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guru in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. June Saruwatari:

    Be your own guru.

  2. Osho:

    I am the rich man's guru.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you have a guru, leave him; if you don't have, get one. In other words, keep changing your gurus! Ocean's wisdom comes from knowing many ships and many fishes, many storms and many waves!

  4. Man Kaur:

    I will run as long as Guru's (God's) grace is with me. Although I am in such a state of health and I have improved my performance in these games, I will definitely perform better if there is some medical help.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    A true guru is one who let's his student stand on his shoulders and look beyond, so share all knowledge and wisdom without hiding anything up your sleeve and MickeyMize everyone's life. Share this for as many for a carefree and an evolved society.

Images & Illustrations of Guru

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