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Meaning of "gurukula"

Word

Gurukula

Sanskrit

गुरुकुल hi

IAST

gurukula

In General

Ancient teachers taught from their house and their house is often called as Gurukula. The students practice brahmacharya during the period and stay with the Guru. The ancient university Takshasila was a cluster of such gurukulas.

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