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noun 
  1. A Hindu spiritual teacher.
  2. An advisor or mentor.
He acted as her , giving much needed advice over the years.
  1. A leader or expert in a field.
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Etymology: From Hindustani àààà / (URchar, ÚÙ) < Sanskrit àààà, meaning heavy. An etymology based on the Advayataraka Upanishad (14--18, verse 5) describes the syllables gu=darkness and ru=dispeller, as in dispeller of darkness.


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