master of the self
A term of respectful address for a sannyasi, or monk.
Swami: Spiritual Teacher
Lit., "Lord." Title of monks who have taken final vows of renunciation, sannyas.
One who has completely controlled and subjugated his desires and senses. A title used for accomplished ascetics eg. Swami Divyanand, Swami Shivanand.
one who controls his senses; a title of one in the renounced order of life.
Hindu religious teacher or guru
Svami Controller. Sometimes, more specifically, Goswami ( one who can control his/her senses). An honourific title applied to a religious teacher or holy person, particularly a sannyasin.
A Hindu revered for his religious austerity, usually detached. –ji a suffix of respect.
a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect
a man or woman vowed to renunciation
a person who belongs to a monastic order and would be comparable to a monk or brother in western society
a renunciate who has been initiated into a path of dedicated service to humanity
Archaic; see guru.
Means, “master or owner.” A title given to indicate a teacher who is enlightened. More commonly, it is a title given to indicate rank in the religious hierarchy, like the title of priest, rabbi, or mullah.
Lit. Master or lord. A form of addressi ng spiritual teachers or one's favorite deity.
A member of India's most ancient monastic order, reorganized in the eighth century by Swami Shankara. A swami takes formal vows of celibacy and renunciation of worldly ambitions and devotes one's self to meditation and service to humanity. The Swami Order has ten classificatory titles: Giri, Puri, Bhariti, Tirtha, Saraswati, and so on. Paramahansa Yogananda, author of AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI, and his Guru Sri Yukteswar belonged to the "Giri" ("mountain") branch.
'Swami' is the title given to one who has taken the vow of renunciation, and thus become a monk, or sannyasi in one of the traditional Hindu Orders.
A title of the Hindu monks or great ascetics.
'master', term for holy man or monk
lit. "one with the self." Hindu monk.
'Lord', title given to a Hindu holy man roughly equivalent to the English use of 'reverend'
a title to indicate a teacher who is Self-Realized or Enlightened. In this teaching, it is a title given to indicate that a teacher has joined the lineage and has attained Multiplane Master status.
Title of respect for a spiritual master.
He who knows or is master of himself. A respectful title for a Hindu monk, usually a sanyasi, an initiate dedicated wholly to spiritual life.
Swami is primarily a Hindu honorific title, loosely akin to "master" or "lord". It is derived from Sanskrit and means "owner of oneself", that is, a complete master over instinctive and lower urges. It is a title added to one's name to emphasize learning and mastery of a specific field of knowledge, most often religious or spiritual.
Swami is a critically-acclaimed http://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork/summersounds/artists_swami.shtml BBC Summer Sounds: Swami Asian rap/rock/bhangra band from Birmingham, England. It is also the pseudonym of the band's lead performer, DJ Swami (real name Diamond Duggal), who founded the band with his brother Subs (real name Simon Duggal). Though 'Swami' traditionally refers to a Hindu teacher, the name is an abbreviation of the English phrase 'So Who Am I?'.