Synonyms of guru in English:

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noun

1‘his guru instructed him to set off on a pilgrimage’

SYNONYMS
spiritual teacher, teacher, tutor, sage, counsellor, mentor, guiding light, spiritual leader, leader, master
Indian acharya, pandit
Hinduism swami, maharishi
Buddhism roshi
Judaism rabbi, rav, rebbe
ANTONYMS

disciple

2‘a natural childbirth guru’

SYNONYMS
expert, authority, leading light, professional, master, pundit
informal buff, whizz, boffin
ANTONYMS

amateur