/ (aˈtʃærɪə) /
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Hinduism a prominent religious teacher and spiritual guide
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Word Origin for acharya
from Sanskrit, literally: teacher
Words nearby acharya
Achaemenes, Achaemenian, Achaemenid, achalasia, Achan, acharya, Achates, ache, Achebe, Achebe, Chinua, Achelous
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How to use acharya in a sentence
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.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4|Kisari Mohan Ganguli
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.