Definition of Maharishi in English:

Maharishi

Line breaks: Maha|rishi
Pronunciation: /ˌmɑː(h)əˈrɪʃi
 
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noun

  • A great Hindu sage or spiritual leader.
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    • Many people would agree with the Maharishi's political analysis, but they might have some issues with some of the more esoteric aspects of his teachings.
    • The Maharishi talks less about what happens during meditation than its effects on everyday life.
    • He has read the Hindu mystics extensively, and delightedly recounts anecdotes about a southern Maharishi, Ramana, whose life has influenced him.

Origin

alteration of Sanskrit maharṣi, from mahā 'great' + ṛṣi 'rishi, sage, saint'.

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