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maharishi

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noun ma·ha·ri·shi \ˌmä-hə-ˈrē-shē, -hä-, -ˈri-\

Definition of maharishi

  1. :  a Hindu teacher of mystical knowledge



Origin and Etymology of maharishi

Sanskrit maha̱rṣi, from mahat + ṛṣi sage and poet


First Known Use: 1785


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