Heavenly Preceptor


Definition of Heavenly Preceptor

: a descendant of Chang Tao-ling chosen as the head of the Taoist organization

called also celestial teacher

used as a title

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History and Etymology for Heavenly Preceptor

translation of Chinese (Pekingese) t'ien1 shih1

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“Heavenly Preceptor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heavenly%20Preceptor. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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