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guru,

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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Seeing the crowd and the traffic, a rumour was spread that the bridge is going to collapse," alleged Raj Bahadur, media coordinator of the Jai Guru Dev sect.
While in college, he became a student of Swami Brahmananda Saraswati, a major leader of the Hindus who was called Guru Dev, or "divine teacher".
He credited his achievements to his teacher Guru Dev who taught him in the Himalayas in the 1940s and 1950s.