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master

(1) Employer-employee law is sometimes called master-servant law.(2) A person appointed by a court to perform a specific function, such as to sell real estate that is in dispute or to assist with evidentiary issues or other duties. (The practice is rare in federal court, but very common in some state courts.)

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This alone, I think, is enough to qualify Bunyan as well as Merton a spiritual master.
The way the master of umi inspires him shows greater power latent in Shams (as a spiritual master) and may be comparable to Sun which may be followed by clouds.
They should invite a spiritual master to the house to perform the consciousness transference, monks to perform the necessary rituals and emergency prayers and see to it that the deceased's horoscope is cast.
<i>Qutb</i> a spiritual master who mediates between the
If the spiritual master is a sky that remembers itself, like Vermeer in
Duenov, a spiritual master and founder of a school of Esoteric Christianity known as the Universal White Brotherhood, was said to have picked this place because it had special energies.
The spiritual master warns that terrorists must be treated humanely, "otherwise the problem will escalate.
Spiritual master Rajinder Singh shares his meditation techniques in Silken Thread of the Divine, a guide to experiencing higher consciousness and the silken thread that connects one to the infinite love and joy of the Divine.
The New Age movement claims to be able to acquire this knowledge in an esoteric way through such methods as dream analysis and through the medium of a 'spiritual master.'
In Peter Mattheissen's The Snow Leopard, the writer returns to his spiritual master after an arduous trek among the Himalayan peaks.
His spiritual master and two brothers had been killed by Christian militias; Movel Wuye had lost an arm in the violence.
A spiritual master and international musician has visited Newcastle as guest of honour at a special reception.

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