HyperDic: guru_nanak

English > 1 sense of the expression Guru Nanak:
NOUNperson Guru Nanak, NanakIndian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism
English > Guru Nanak: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningIndian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism; he taught that all men had a right to search for knowledge of God and that spiritual liberation could be attained by meditating / meditating on the name of God (1469-1538).
SynonymNanak
CategorySikhismThe doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
Instance ofreligious leaderleader of a religious order
SpanishGuru Nanak
CatalanGuru Nanak, Nanak

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