spiritual leader

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Noun1.spiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairsspiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairs
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
hazan, cantor - the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
Catholicos - the ecclesiastical title of the leaders of the Nestorian and Armenian churches
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend - a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Evangelist - (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
patriarch - title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)
non-Christian priest, priest - a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
rabbi - spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law
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KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Wednesday held a reception in honour of Spiritual Leader of Bohara Community Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at Chief Minister House.
A team of 40 specially trained CRPF commandos will provide proximate security to the spiritual leader who will have two escort vehicles in her convoy.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama shakes hands with retired Assam Rifles personnel Naren Chandra Das, the lone known survivor of a group of seven Indian personnel who were the first to receive the Dalai Lama on Indian soil after he fled Tibet, during an event in Guwahati.
Summary: Former Druze spiritual leader Sheikh Bahjat Ghaith (Sheikh Aql) passed away Monday after a long battle with illness, the state-run National News Agency reported.
The spiritual leader, according to the official statement by Northern Liech government, died on 30 April in his home village of Turakiel.
The iftar dinner was attended by vice-President of Kimse Yok Mu Levent EyE-boy-lu, Fadi Hurigil, head of the Antakya Orthodox Church Foundation, spiritual leaders of the church Dimitri Doy-um and Can DelE-ller, spiritual leader of Protestant Church Yakup Chang, spiritual leader of Catholic Church Domenico Bertogli and head of the Armenian Community Cem Ecapar.
By coincidence I was listening to the Aria from the Messiah, called He Was Despised, while noticing a news item about Pope Francis declining to meet Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, an appropriate piece of music for a man despised and rejected by successive communist Chinese governments who have brutally occupied his homeland since 1950.
Followers have insisted their spiritual leader is not dead but in a state of deep meditation, and will eventually return to lead them.
But a good spiritual leader will be ready in season as well as out.
Bob Konrad as its Spiritual Leader, an invitation Konrad happily accepted.
The Shas party has a new spiritual leader. Shalom Cohen, the Rosh Yeshiva of the Porat Yosef religious seminary, will replace Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who died last year, as the spiritual leader of the Orthodox Sephardi Shas Party.
Sources said the incident happened in the Malabar Hill area of Mumbai when a huge number of people had gathered to pay homage to the Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community of the Shia sect around two hours after midnight on Saturday.