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eaning "slave" or "servant", Chelas are religious students or disciples; the apprentices to the Adepts.

Chelas are those who earnestly desire to work for the betterment of humankind. The Adepts impart teaching and wisdom otherwise unattainable, and help the Chelas by communion and inspiration.

In Hinduism the Chelas are the Gurus apprentices.


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Sources: (1) Shepard, Leslie (editor), Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, Thomson Gale; (2) Dictionary of the Occult, Caxton Publishing; (3) Steiger, Brad and Sherry Hansen, The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained, Thomson Gale.

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