maharishi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit महार्षि ‎(mahārṣi, great seer) from Sanskrit महा ‎(mahā, great) + ऋषि ‎(ṛ́ṣi, saint, seer)

Noun[edit]

maharishi ‎(plural maharishis)

  1. A teacher of Hindu mysticism

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used (capitalised) as a title for such a person.