acharya

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acharya

(aˈtʃærɪə)
n
(Hinduism) Hinduism a prominent religious teacher and spiritual guide
[from Sanskrit, literally: teacher]
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Guests can learn to fight like a champion with an Olympic Muay Thai trainer or even pick up a sacred sak yant tattoo from Ajarn Boo, a master of this ancient art.
- Ajarn Amarit Choosuwan, former dean of the Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University,
At Ajarn.com, the popular job site for foreign nationals seeking teaching jobs, there is a specific salary range for Filipino teachers, which is 15 thousand baht.
Dilo (Albania), Pentasi B Universal Inspirational Poet Amy Barry (Ireland), Pentasi B Universal Inspirational Poet Mai Van Phan (Vietnam), Pentasi B Universal Inspirational Poet Bedwei Kwaku Sonny (Ghana), Pentasi B Universal Inspirational Poet Sevil Emirzade (Cyprus), Pentasi B Golden Voice of Poetry Monsif Beroual (Morocco), Pentasi B Spring Torch of Poetry Ajarn Wu Hsih (Philippines), Pentasi B Spring Torch of Poetry Adriana Istrefi (Albania), Pentasi B Universal Inspirational Poet Candice James (Canada), Pentasi B Lifetime Achievement Award.
Former monk Ajarn Noo Kanpai did three intricate tattoos, called "sank yant," on Jolie's back.
Sheena Wurthmann Chair Scotland Merylene Chitharai Representative South Africa Most Rev Thabo Makgoba Archbishop South Africa Archbishop Emeritus Sweden Anders Wejryd Antje Jackelen Archbishop Sweden Pat Gleeson Executive Director Switzerland Somboon Chungprampree Thailand Sulak Sivaraksa Ajarn Thailand Msgr.
One example is the Hmong leaders who have achieved new social positions based on external social statuses, such as political and governmental leaders, military leaders, medical staff, and doctoral academic degrees, respectively referred to as "Nais Baan" (village headman), "Nais Phong" (general), "Nais Maum" (medical doctor) or"Doctor", and "Ajarn" (professor).
Glen, who has trained in martial arts with his ajarn (teacher's teacher) Paul Pearson for 27 years, said one of the biggest benefits he gets from teaching the style is inspiring the students he teaches.
The main goal of most of the trainees is not to become a boxing champion but to lose weight, said instructor Phirop Chuaikaitum, better known as Ajarn (Master) Dang.
Near the end of the interview, as my colleague turned away to make notes, they said to me in an aside, "How are we doing, Ajarn [Professor]?