from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Hinduism A religious teacher.
- n. A mystic; a yogi.
- n. Used as a form of address for such a person.
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- n. A Hindu religious teacher.
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- n. a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect
“But kid,” called the swami, “don't look at the fourth wall!”
And Nityananda's "disciple", the actress Ranjitha, has said that her videographed romp with the so-called swami was her "service and offering to him".
A swami is a monk exclusively dedicated to God's service.
The Hindu swami was killed but I want to say that he is called a swami but his affiliation and placement there was with the extremist Hindu Vashwa Parishad, he was national vice president.
The general secretary of the temple trust said the so-called swami never visited the temple after 2003.
"swami" - is disastrous for pretty much every kind of business: it's wasteful for large companies and potentially fatal for start-ups.
He is revered because of his title ( "swami") and his vow to forsake sex and material possessions, which is considered the highest level of spiritual purity and devotion.
The media gathered there as the 'swami' earlier phoned a TV journalist and told her that he was going to shoot himself at his residence following which police were tipped-off.
"'Those on whom I am divinely directed to bestow the title of" swami "never cast it off. '
I am putting on my swami hat and predicting that this year is the year of change and progress for you.