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  • n. A type of school in India and in several other countries, residential in nature, with pupils shishya living near the guru, often within the same house.


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  • A unique feature of the gurukul is the 'chilla' room.

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  • It is how Madhavan gets caught up in the lives of others in his 'gurukul' that forms the crux of the story, "she says while Navya chips in, adding that this is her first role as a heroine opposite Mammootty.

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  • Thus the core of the gurukul system is relevant today, he said.

    L K Advani, in his effort to pull out all the stops, has started quoting The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

  • Looking back over the decades, I feel that the Mother had largely succeeded in creating a modern day gurukul-like environment where the teacher was often like a friend and guru to the students.

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  • A large and very popular _mela_ or fair is held annually at Kangri, and it is attended by the _Brahmacharis, _ who act as volunteers for the maintenance of order and collect funds for the support of their _gurukul_.

    Indian Unrest

  • _ During the whole of that period no student is allowed to visit his family, except in cases of grave emergency, and his parents can only see him with the permission of the head of the _gurukul_ and not more than once a month.

    Indian Unrest

  • Inspired by the gurukul ashram, Rabindranath Tagore had set up an open air school in

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  • So they went with the flow of gurukul style training, accompanying their father on concert tours.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • So they went with the flow of a gurukul style training accompanying their father on his concert tours.

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  • Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) A unique gurukul named in memory of the doyen of music Gangubai Hangal is likely to see the light of the day in her hometown Hubli this - Articles related to Telephone connectivity to be improved in Assam, NE: Pilot


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