Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

44. What does a Guru do in Hinduism?

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Joanne Punzo Waghorne [+-]
Syracuse University
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Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Department of Religion Syracuse University

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Two hundred years ago, contact with gurus was limited to wealthy or royal families. Today new gurus offer entertaining discourses to audiences of thousands. Gurus remain both powerful sources of enlightenment for some, and of obfuscation and politicization for others. They still stand at the corner of possibility and peril.

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Waghorne, Joanne. 44. What does a Guru do in Hinduism?. Hinduism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 149-151 Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800502406. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41712. Date accessed: 30 Sep 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41712. Aug 2022

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