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What is the difference between the word swami and rishi?

In Hinduism the word Swami is used for any person who takes sanyas (self renunciation) but may not be a scholar of scriptures or spiritualism. He often wears safforan coloured (MORE)

Who is called modern day rishi?

Several people, but the most notable is Deepak Chopra. He even has a book that eludes to this title of Modern Day Rishi, Return of the Rishi from 1991.
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