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acharya

/ aˈtʃærɪə /

noun

  1. Hinduism a prominent religious teacher and spiritual guide


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Word History and Origins

Origin of acharya1

from Sanskrit, literally: teacher
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Example Sentences

Pandu's sons are but thy pupils, Arjun meets thee not in fight, None can face the great acharya in his wrath and warlike might!

Not against my great acharya is my wrathful bow-string drawn, Not against a lovéd father fights a loving duteous son!

The true reading is Acharya in the dual number, meaning Drona and Kripa.

Adwaita Acharya—an elderly scholar of Shantipur and associate in Chaitanya's devotions before he became a sannyasi.

The Acharya himself dedicated the food to Vishnu, and served it in three equal portions.

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