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gayatri

[ gah-yuh-tree ]
/ ˈgɑ yəˌtri /
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noun Hinduism.
a Vedic mantra expressing hope for enlightenment: recited daily by the faithful and repeated in all religious rites and ceremonies.
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Origin of gayatri

1835–45; <Sanskrit gāyatri, derivative of gāyatra song, hymn

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