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  1. Gurudev, a few months ago my personal Guru left his physical body. I am not able to bear the grief of his absence and the void because of his departure. How can I console myself and understand that the Guru is not a physical presence, but a Tattva (fundamental all-pervading element or principle in Nature). How do I live without him now and keep my mind at peace?

    Just relax and meditate. When you meditate more, you will realize that the Guru is a Tattva, the Guru is a light that is ever glowing and eternal. The Guru is not the (physical) body. The Guru is the Divine light that resides within the body; the ...
  2. Gurudev, is the relationship with the Guru eternal, that of many births? Are we with the same Guru over many lifetimes?

    Why don’t you want to finish your journey in one life? Why are you postponing? You are asking a very tricky question to trap me. This lifetime you do your job properly, don’t postpone it thinking that 'Next lifetime also I will get a chance'. Who ...
  3. The Guru-Disciple Relationship

    Have you noticed when you find something beautiful, or when you love something? You want to hold on to it and possess it. Trying to possess love robs the beauty in love and makes love ugly. Then, that same love gives you pain. Whenever you love somebody, ...
  4. Is guru satisfied (TRIPTH) or unsatisfied (ATRIPTH)?

    A student's job is to satisfy the Master. But how can you satisfy someone who is already satisfied? If Guru is satisfied, then your growth is shunned. If Guru is unsatisfied, he's away from the Self. If Guru is satisfied, then what can inspire y ...
  5. Guru Is The Goal

    Guru is nothing but wisdom and love. Guru is that principle which is wisdom and love, and that is awakened in each one who has stepped onto the path. You also call that person a Guru in whom there is no gap between life and wisdom and love. Often one reco ...
  6. Being with the Guru

    People have various reasons to be with a Guru. Broadly they can be put in these 5 catagories. You would like to have your wishes fulfilled and because it is more pleasurable. Everything else looks more painful to you and you come for comfort. You want to ...
  7. Is Guru Responsible?

    Is Guru responsible for your enlightenment? If yes and you don't get awakened, then Guru is to be blamed. And if you get freedom then also the Guru is to be blamed because he has been partial to you. If Guru could set you free, he could have done it ...
  8. Guru's Tidbits

    What to do if your commitment is boring? Commitment has value when things are not so charming. When things are interesting you do not need commitment at all. You never say you are committed to doing something that is very interesting or charming. Learning ...
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