What does it mean to be a guru?
1 : a personal religious teacher and spiritual guide in Hinduism. 2a : a teacher and especially intellectual guide in matters of fundamental concern has been a guru to many young writers. b : one who is an acknowledged leader or chief proponent became the guru of the movement.
How do you spell guru in English?
Correct spelling for the English word ” guru ” is [ɡjˈʊɹuː], [ɡjˈʊɹuː], [ɡ_j_ˈʊ_ɹ_uː] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
Is Guru a bad word?
The word guru , however, comes from Buddhist and Hindu religions and refers to a spiritual guide or leader who is held in high esteem. Throwing the term around casually—as in referring to yourself as a marketing/love/business guru —is disrespectful because it diminishes the importance of the title and its origins.
What is the plural of Guru?
guru ( plural gurus )