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A traditional etymology of the term " guru " is based on the interplay between darkness and light.
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The traditional etymology is from the Latin aperire, " to open ," in allusion to its being the season when trees and flowers begin to " open ," which is supported by comparison with the modern Greek use of ἁνοιξις ( anoixis ) ( opening ) for spring.
One traditional etymology connects it to the name of the Helveconae, a Germanic tribe mentioned in Ancient Greek and Latin sources, but the etymology or language of the tribal name is not known.
The traditional etymology considers the second element cognate with Latin planum " plain " ( with the characteristic Celtic loss of p ), and holds that the original meaning is " mid-plain ", " situated in the middle of the plain ".
The traditional etymology of hermeneutics is derived from the Greek word ( hermeneuō, " translate ", or " interpret "), and is of uncertain origin.
One traditional etymology is from kēdeuein " to take charge, to care for ", and early nineteenth century scholars agreed.
Otto disputed the traditional etymology and derived Inuus instead from in-avos, " friendly, beneficial " ( cf.
The etymology of the word has long been a matter of debate but modern Celticists are convinced that Irish siúl " to walk " is at the root, either via a term such as siúltóir " a walker " or the verbal adjective siúlta ( cf an lucht siúil " the walking people ", the traditional Irish term for Travellers ).
Disputing this traditional etymology, however, Thomas Burrow, argued that the word may instead be Dravidian in origin.
" A more traditional etymology was that crist referred to Jesus Christ, due to the very ancient presence of Christianity in Créteil and the veneration of Saint Agoard and Saint Aglibert, martyred in Créteil around AD 400.
yll " star ", but according to Stuart Edward Mann, this last version is a folk etymology, which is based on the traditional equation.
* according to a traditional etymology The word ` ajam comes from the Semitic root `- j-m. Related forms of the same root include, but are not limited to:
The etymology for the prefix dates back to use of Metaphysics as the title of the treatise by Aristotle that came after his works on physics in the traditional ordering of his books.
It has the traditional name Alshain from the Perso-Arabic term الشاهين aš-šāhīn " the ( peregrine ) falcon ", perhaps by folk etymology from the Persian šāhīn tarāzū ( or possibly šāhīn tara zed ; see γ Aquilae ), the Persian name for the asterism α, β and γ Aquilae.
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Abigail's self-styling as a handmaid led to Abigail being the traditional term for a waiting-woman, for example as the waiting gentlewoman in Beaumont and Fletcher's The Scornful Lady, published in 1616.
The lack of moving parts makes them appropriate for long term use in exposed automated weather stations and weather buoys where the accuracy and reliability of traditional cup-and-vane anemometers is adversely affected by salty air or large amounts of dust.
Ward Christensen coined the term " Bulletin Board System " as a reference to the traditional cork-and-pin bulletin board often found in entrances of supermarkets, schools, libraries or other public areas where people can post messages, advertisements, or community news.
The Japanese term baku has two current meanings, referring to both the traditional dream-devouring creature and to the zoological tapir ( e. g., the Malayan tapir ).
Despite the term blitzkrieg being coined by journalists during the Invasion of Poland of 1939, historians Mathew Cooper and J. P Harris generally hold that German operations during it were more consistent with more traditional methods.
He extended the summer court session, as well as the winter term, by shortening the traditional breaks.
The term " storage " is often ( but not always ) used in separate computers of traditional secondary memory such as tape, magnetic disks and optical discs ( CD-ROM and DVD-ROM ).
In many modern armies, the term cavalry is still often used to refer to units that are a combat arm of the armed forces which in the past filled the traditional horse-borne land combat light cavalry roles.
In general, outside of editorial pages as described above, traditional newspapers do not use the term censorware in their reporting, preferring instead to use terms such as content filter, content control, or web filtering ; the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both appear to follow this practice.
" The criticism is that the idea of " traditional society " is simply a catch all term for early non-Western society and implies that all such societies are similar.
In the study of mythology the term " myth " refers to a traditional story, often regarded as sacred, which explains how the world and its inhabitants came to have their present form.
), while the traditional term ' accompaniment ' conflates the categories of manner ( nasal, affricated ), phonation ( voiced, aspirated, breathy voiced, glottalized ), as well as any change in the airstream with the release of the posterior articulation ( pulmonic, ejective ), all of which are transcribed with additional letters or diacritics, as in the nasal alveolar click, ⟨⟩ or ⟨⟩ or — to take an extreme example — the voiced ( uvular ) ejective alveolar click, ⟨⟩.
In Scottish Gaelic and Irish, the term dative case is misleadingly used in traditional grammars to refer to the prepositional case-marking of nouns following simple prepositions and the definite article.
The College functions on a quarter system, and one weekend each term is set aside as a traditional celebratory event, known on campus as " big weekends " or " party weekends ".
The term ' decorative arts ' is a traditional term used in historical discourses to describe craft objects, and also sits within the umbrella of Applied arts.
There does exist in Filipino an equivalent, gender-neutral term for the professional that carries the more general notion of " healer ", traditional ( for example, an albuláryo ) or otherwise: manggagámot.
( Form of Content, that Louis Hjelmslev distinguished from Form of Expression ) than how the word " house " may be tied to a certain image of a traditional house ( i. e. the relationship between signifier and signified ) with each term being established in reciprocal determination with the other terms than by an ostensive description or definition: when can we talk about a " house " or a " mansion " or a " shed "?
Alternative education, also known as non-traditional education or educational alternative, is a broad term that may be used to refer to all forms of education outside of traditional education ( for all age groups and levels of education ).
The term Edda ( Old Norse Edda, plural Eddur ) applies to the Old Norse Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, both of which were written down in Iceland during the 13th century in Icelandic, although they contain material from earlier traditional sources, reaching into the Viking Age.
The term " progressive " was engaged to distinguish this education from the traditional curriculum of the 19th century, which was rooted in classical preparation for the university and strongly differentiated by socioeconomic level.
Aside from the traditional usage, the term empire can be used in an extended sense to denote a large-scale business enterprise ( e. g. a transnational corporation ), or a political organisation of either national -, regional-or city scale, controlled either by a person ( a political boss ) or a group authority ( political bosses ).
While some conservative evangelicals believe the label has broadened too much beyond its more limiting traditional distinctives, this trend is nonetheless strong enough to create significant ambiguity in the term.
The English term " folklore ", to describe traditional folk music and dance, entered the vocabulary of many continental European nations, each of which had its folk-song collectors and revivalists.
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Vowels ( svara ), in their conventional order, are historically grouped into " short " ( hrasva ) and " long " ( dīrgha ) classes, based on the " light " ( laghu ) and " heavy " ( guru ) syllables they create in traditional verse.
* Highlighting what he sees as the difficulty in understanding the guru from Eastern tradition in Western society, Dr. Georg Feuerstein, a well-known German-American Indologist, writes in the article Understanding the Guru from his book The Deeper Dimension of Yoga: Theory and practice :" The traditional role of the guru, or spiritual teacher, is not widely understood in the West, even by those professing to practice Yoga or some other Eastern tradition entailing discipleship.
He further argues that the deification of a guru is a traditional element of Eastern spirituality, but, when detached from the Eastern cultural element and copied by Westerners, the distinction between the person who is the guru and that which he symbolizes is often lost, resulting in the relationship between the guru and disciple degenerating into a boundless, uncritical personality cult.
The gurudakshina is a traditional gesture of acknowledgment, respect and thanks to the great guru, which may be monetary, but may also be a special task the teacher wants the student to accomplish.
One of his political guru and fellow traveller during 10 years of civil war, Mohan Baidya, aka Kiran, got separated with him following some serious conflicts regarding whether the party should prepare for another civil war or continue with the traditional parliamentary system.
According to traditional accounts, at Vrindavan, she experienced nirvikalpa samadhi and began her role as guru.
This knowledge, while normally acquired under the direction of a guru or teacher, is not taught in the traditional sense, but is experienced directly by the prepared student, by the process of insight alone, who performs the vicāra.
The former represents the Inner Guide which is realised through the Heart, the latter can be compared to the traditional concept of Vedantic, Buddhist and popular guru Enlightenment and the descriptions of the Causal and Ultimate stages of spiritual development in the evolutionary philosophy of the integral thinker Ken Wilber.
Unwilling or unable to attack Ahimsaka directly ( Pad states that Ahimsaka was as " strong as seven elephants ", while Ps states that the teacher worried that his business would suffer if he was found to have murdered a student ), the teacher said that Ahimsaka's training was complete, but that he must provide the traditional final gift offered to a guru before the teacher would grant his approval.
According to traditional accounts, during initiation when the guru whispered the mantra to him, Ramprasad became consumed by intense longing for the goddess Kali.
In the traditional residential form of education, the shishya remains with his or her guru as a family member and gets the education as a true learner.