Meaning of mahatma
Pronunciation: (mu-hät'mu, -hat'-), [key]
- a Brahman sage.
- (esp. in India) a person who is held in the highest esteem for wisdom and saintliness.
- (in Theosophy) a great sage who has renounced further spiritual development in order to aid those who are less advanced.
- mahatma (Thesaurus)