Guru?

Discussion in 'The Guru's Pub' started by Vincent MacLeod, Apr 1, 2001.

  1. Vincent MacLeod

    Vincent MacLeod Ancient Guru

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    Something bothering me,where do u get the "Guru" name from? <IMG SRC="smileys/confused.gif"> as far as I know Guru is a word from Indonesia and Malaysia which stand for "Teacher" or "Master". <IMG SRC="smileys/knock.gif">
     
  2. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    You're 50% correct check out the dictionary:<br>
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    Main Entry: gu.ru<br>
    Pronunciation: 'gur-(")ü also g&-'rü<br>
    Function: noun<br>
    Etymology: Hindi guru, from Sanskrit guru, from guru, adjective, heavy, venerable -- more at GRIEVE<br>
    Date: 1613<br>
    Inflected Form(s): plural gurus<br>
    1 : a personal religious teacher and spiritual guide in Hinduism<br>
    2 a : a teacher and especially intellectual guide in matters of fundamental concern b : one who is an acknowledged leader or chief proponent c : a person with knowledge or expertise : EXPERT<br>
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    Now, as you understand 2C applies to the site .. You know 4-5 years ago we where actually named Voodoo Guru .. I was one of the fan sites for 3dfx. 3 years ago I changed it to 3D Guru and now I have the domain hardwarguru also <IMG SRC="smileys/approve.gif"><br>
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  3. Hehe, just thought it would be interesting to bring up the very last post I could find in these forums. (11,000 posts since 3/31/01?? Are we really that slow??)<br>
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    If you dont know what a Guru is by NOW ShopKeeper I will have to kill you..
     
  4. Dave

    Dave Don Fredo Corleone

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    I just read the banner ads Hilbert has on the site from time to time
     

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