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What is difference between GURU and PROPHETS?

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Asked by Piaa, 30 Aug '13 12:24 pm
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Guru is a Sanskrit term for "teacher" or "master", especially in Indian religions. The Hindu guru-shishya tradition is the oral tradition or religious doctrine or experiential wisdom transmitted from teacher to student. In the United States, the meaning of "guru" has been used to cover anyone who acquires followers, especially by exploiting their naivet, due to the inflationary use of the term in new religious movements.

In religion, a prophet is an individual who is claimed to have been contacted by the supernatural or the divine, and to speak for them, serving as an intermediary with humanity, delivering this newfound knowledge from the supernatural entity to other people.[1][2] The message that the prophet conveys is called a prophecy.

Claims of prophets have existed in many cultures through history, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, in Ancient Greece, Zoroaster, and many others. Traditionally, prophets are regarded as having a role in society that promotes change due t ...more
Answered by Quest, 30 Aug '13 12:31 pm

 
  
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A prophet supposedly is on touch with God and speaks HIS words..a Guru is a teacher..master..
Answered by Anurag Sharma, 30 Aug '13 12:26 pm

 
  
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Guru run after money. prophets run to make people follow the right path. hence biryani is the most likeable food of prophets
Answered by Biryani, 30 Aug '13 12:25 pm

 
  
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