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[sree, shree] /sri, ʃri/
a Hindu title of address prefixed to the name of a deity, holy person, etc.
a respectful title of address prefixed to a man's name in India; Mr. Unabridged
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  • With this celestial promise sri Yukteswar vanished from my sight.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • No Western man could for a moment entertain the view of sri Ramakrishna.

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  • "See your uncle if you want to," sri Yukteswar replied with a chuckle.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • sri 108 Matparamahansrzpairivrajakacharyaswamibhaskaranandasaraswati.

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  • The Jumna beach is hallowed by memories of the child sri Krishna.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
British Dictionary definitions for sri


noun (Hinduism)
the consort of Vishnu
a title of honour used when addressing a distinguished Hindu
a polite form of address equating to Mr.
Word Origin
literally: majesty, holiness
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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