Kuru is an ethnic Meitei name for the supreme God, Atiya Kuru Shidaba. It is used by tribes including Kuki, Paite, Hamar, Zou, Tangkhul and Chiru. Kuru's full name is Atiya Kuru Shidaba (Atiya, the vast and empty sky; Kuru, the round or circular hemisphere; and Shidaba, eternal).
In modern times, Kuru is also used to refer to a teacher/parent/educator/instructor who stands above all hindrances and attraction.
Another usage is for things pertaining to anything living or non-living.