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guru

(ˈguru)
1. n. an experienced LSD user who guides someone else on a trip. Wilmer volunteered to serve as a guru, but he never showed up.
2. n. a stockbroker or other financial advisor. (Securities markets.) My guru says to sell all my bonds.
3. n. a psychiatrist; a psychotherapist. I’ve started using my mirror for a guru. It’s cheaper.

guru

A teacher or guide. The word is Hindi for a spiritual leader and also is used in Buddhism. In English it was extended and generalized to mean an expert of any kind on whom one could rely for information. Thus Arthur Koestler wrote, “My confidence as a guru had gone” (The God That Failed, 1949).
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THE ruling National Conference on Sunday charged Kashmir Bar Association ( KBA) for not doing anything to save the Parliament attack convict, Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was hung in Tihar jail on February 9.
"Omar has shown sympathy to Afzal Guru. He has promoted separatism.
Baba Guru Nanak Welfare Society Chairman Sardar Bishan Singh condemned Indian government for not allowing 130 Sikh pilgrims, including women and children, to visit Pakistan to observe the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh guru.
We have to consider nature as a sacred gift from the Creator." He added, Guru Nanak said, Air is the teacher, Water is father and Earth is our mother.
It may be mentioned that Afzal Guru, a very active freedom fighter, was hanged to death in Tahar Jail on Feb 9, 2013 and was buried within its premises.
The word guru finds its roots in Sanskrit language as the synthesis of gu and ru where gu means darkness and ru stands for dispeller.
Guru Nanak's teachings were recorded in the form of a book, the Guru Granth Sahib, in the form of 974 poetic hymns.
Ahead of the sentencing, train and bus services to Rohtak were suspended to prevent the guru's supporters from gathering in the town, located in Haryana state.
Defence lawyer SK Garg Narwana said the guru was sentenced to 10 years in each case.
Every year, thousands of Sikhs from all over the world including India, come to Nankana Sahib to attend the annual birth anniversary celebrations of first Sikh guru, Baba Guru Nanak Dev in Gurudwara.
With that Sikhism was born and Nanak became the first of the 10 Sikh guru.
Wang Zhong Jun, Chairman and CEO of Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, said, "As one of Huayi Brothers' core strategic partners, we have always pay close attention to Guru Online's future development.
" I am planning to bring a resolution in the House in the coming session of the Assembly to seek the mortal remains of Mohammad Afzal Guru," Rashid told M AIL T ODAY .
com for hurting the religious sentiments by selling hard and online copies of Guru Granth Sahib and sacred poems called Japji Sahib.
However in the galaxy of spiritual luminaries Guru Nanak Devji shines in a unique light: Unity of all religions and equality of all human beings.