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The sources are mostly from french here. I will obviously translate it as much as I can What is a guru ? According to linguists, the sanskrit term guru (serious) is a 'cognat'* from latin gravis that derivates from a indo-european radical meaning heavy. So the guru is a 'big man'. The term gu means darkness and ru means lights that disperses, so guru means ...


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I will give you some info on point 3, although its not a complete answer, consider it as a piece of information. You can find guru lakshan, shishya lakshan from variety of texts. first the qualities of a shishya: From the Anadakalpa Tantra, सच्छिष्यलक्षणं वक्ष्ये श्रूयतां ब्रह्मभेरव !। शान्‍तो विनीत: शुद्धात्मा श्रद्धावात्‌ धारणक्षम: ॥ समर्थ॑श्र कुलीनश्न ...


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