Category - Gurus

Guru (Devanagari गुरु) is a Sanskrit term for “teacher” or “master”, especially in Indian religions. In other languages derived from or borrowing words from Sanskrit, such as Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Gujarati and Nepali. The Malayalam term Acharyan or Asan are derived from the Sanskrit word Acharya. It is transliterated in different ways such as “Asaan”, “Ashan”, “Aasaan” etc.

Rishis

Goswami Tulsidas

By Swami Sivananda
Tulsidas was born in Rajpur, in the district of Banda in Uttar Pradesh, in Samvat 1589 or 1532 A.D. He was a Sarayuparina Brahmin by birth...

Gurus

Sage Yajnavalkya of Mithila

The name of Yajnavalkya of Mithila stands distinguished both in the Srutis and in the Smritis. Yajnavalkya is especially known for his unsurpassed spiritual...

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