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guru

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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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Guru Granth Sahib Parkash Parv commemorates the 415th anniversary of the installation of Sikh's holy book, Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
Dubai- In celebration of the Year of Tolerance and the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar Dubai organised the Punjabi Culture and Heritage Festival on March 22 at the Indian High School Dubai.
Kartarpur corridor has been opened for Baba Guru Nanak's birth anniversary.
If you walk from Rang Mahal towards Dabbi Bazaar, just next to Sonheri Mosque in Kucha Jamadaran is Baoli Sahib, a water-well built by the fifth Sikh guru Arjan in 1599 AD.
In Jaipur, the capital of the northern state of Rajasthan, religious fervour and gaiety marked the day as thousands of devotees thronged the Jaipur Centre of the Ramashram Satsang Mathura to have a glimpse of their gurus and pay their reverence to them.
Talking to media persons here, a spokesperson of the Jammu Kashmir National Front strongly demanded the return of the mortal remains of both Shaheed Maqbool Bhat and Shaheed Afzal Guru who were hanged in the Tihar jail, Delhi in 1984 and 2013 respectively.
The benefits of having Gurus in different countries is that clients book a session whenever it is convenient for them from the comfort of their own home, at the office or even whilst shopping.
Around five million people, mainly Sikhs from across the world, are expected to congregate here on the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.
Guru takes its inspiration from the ancient methiyedi (meth-ee-yed-ee) sandal, a traditional design that is quite popular in India.
Historically, the Khalsa was created when five Sikhs, from a gathering of over 80,000, responded to the tenth Guru's call to lay down their lives.
MORE than 1,000 Sikhs from across Yorkshire marched through Huddersfield town centre to mark the 300th anniversary of the Guru Granth Sahib - the religion's holy scriptures.
After viewers' opinions are counted to find the two housemates with the most votes, the gurus must choose one to leave.
Guru is a Sanskrit word meaning teacher, honoured person, or saint, but is used by Sikhs to specifically refer to the ten Gurus who founded the religion, starting with Guru Nanak in 1469 and ending with Guru Gobind Singh in 1708.
[3] The chalitru joti joti samavana ka listing of the death dates of the Gurus at the end of the index goes up to the eighth Guru, Harikrishan, who died in 1664 (f.
Conceived by "gurus" who wanted to sound smarter than everyone else -- so that they could turn around and sell that "knowledge" to others who are desperate to stay on the "cutting edge." And these gurus know how to play the game.