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adj 1. in Ayurveda, “heavy” as a guna, one of the qualities characterizing all substances. Its complement is laghu.
2. a spiritual teacher, particularly in Tantric traditions. See also gunas and laghu.
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Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh guru and the founder of the Sikh religion, was born on the full moon day in the month of Kartik as per the Hindu calendar.
In the Sikh tradition, the Guru Ship passed from one Guru to the other by process of selection.
Mary Ann Davidson, Security Guru -- As the company's chief security officer Davidson has helped oversee development of the industry's most secure database, application server and enterprise software products for customers.
Singh set about marshalling evidence to challenge the authenticity of the Kartarpur manuscript as being the original text of the Adi Granth prepared under Guru Arjan's supervision and recorded by his amanuensis, Bhai Gurdas.
Later, the devotees will be offering prayers to their Guru," said Mahant Adarsh Ji, another holy man.
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Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar of Long Island celebrated Gurgadi Divas of Guru Hargobind on June 11 and a special kirtan darbar by multi ragi-jathas was held for the first time, who included Surjeet Singh (Long Island), Mukhtar Singh (Jalandhar), Kuldeep Singh (United Kingdom), and Satpal Singh (Fatehgarh Sahib).
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The anniversaries of Sikh Gurus are known as Gurpurabs (festivals), and celebrated by Sikhs with devotion.
Sikhism was founded in the 15th century by Guru Nanak Dev in the Punjab, an area straddling the border between Pakistan and India and has had 10 successive gurus since then.