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noun as in mentor, guide

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noun as in technical expert

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Spiritual gurus who use their power to facilitate sexual encounters with their students are something of a cliché.

But the abuse continues at the hands of some of the most prominent “Western” gurus today.

First, there are plenty of would-be gurus out there, especially in India.

Klocker says he was bitter and would compare himself to such persecuted gurus as Timothy Leary and Wilhelm Reich.

Or they might take the advice of countless personal finance gurus and start making coffee at home.

The tenets of these early Gurus chimed in with the liberal sentiments of Akbar, and he treated them kindly.

And who shall deny some of these gurus a supernatural power?

Presently from the temple came the gurus or priests, bearing the idol.

The priests, the real rulers of Asia; the wise and patient gurus, who held the most compelling of all scepters, superstition!

For there could be but one interpretation to this act on the part of the gurus: the gods had denied the people.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gurus, such as: tutor, master, teacher, sage, leader, and authority.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.