a Hindu teacher of mysticism
Origin of maharishiHindi mah?rishi ; from mah?, great + ?shi, sage
nounpl. ma·ha·ri·shis Hinduism
- A teacher of mysticism and spiritual knowledge.
- Used as a title for such a person.
Origin of maharishiSanskrit mahar&slowdot;i&hlowdot; : maha-, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots + &rlowdot;&slowdot;i&hlowdot;, seer, sage, saint; see ers- in Indo-European roots.
- Often used (capitalised) as a title for such a person.