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guru British & World English

A Hindu spiritual teacher

guru English Thesaurus

his guru instructed him to set off on a pilgrimage

Guru Granth Sahib British & World English

The principal sacred scripture of Sikhism. Originally compiled under the direction of Arjan Dev (1563–1606), the fifth Sikh guru, it contains hymns and religious poetry as well as the teachings of the first five gurus. Also called Adi Granth, Granth, Granth Sahib

Nanak British & World English

(1469–1539), Indian religious leader and founder of Sikhism; known as Guru Nanak. Not seeking to create a new religion, he preached that spiritual liberation could be achieved through meditating on the name of God. His teachings are contained in a number of hymns which form part of the Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Nanak in Nanak British & World English

(1469–1539), Indian religious leader and founder of Sikhism; known as Guru Nanak. Not seeking to create a new religion, he preached that spiritual liberation could be achieved through meditating on the name of God. His teachings are contained in a number of hymns which form part of the Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Nanak in Nanak New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(1469–1539), founder of Sikhism; known as Guru Nanak