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The Need For A Guide : Part 6

A Guru is not a leader. He is a transformational teacher. Gurus lead their lives with integrity and dignity. People’s perception of a Guru creates a problem. On a personal level, a Guru has a great sense of humour but only a select few recognise their potential. A Guru is here to awaken people not Read More …

The Need For A Guide : Part 5

During the initial stages we may experience anger as results are slow in coming and we compare meditation with external values. Unnoticeable progress creates anger and is the most difficult stage. Then we may experience frustration with the Guru’s teaching. The frustration is more at the random inner experiences than the external result. It has Read More …

The Need For A Guide : Part 4

A Guru is needed more because of human emotions. Emotions are fragile and often difficult to control as the mann cannot predict and cope with the unpredictably. We need a Guru’s knowledge to help us cope otherwise we end up losing more. In times of ignorance or negligence a Guru’s seva (service) can save the Read More …

The Need For A Guide : Part 3

As there is nothing fixed in the process, we can experience multiple negative events. Every time we talk about expansion and beyond we are met with resistance. If we are unprepared we will get stuck. The process is independent of human nature but if there was no human nature then there would be no need Read More …

The Need For A Guide : Part 2

Without a Guru’s participation, we remain ignorant to the process. The whole process is a combination of confusion and empty space which makes learning necessary. Ignorance affects our decisions which become our karma (destiny). Karma creates stress and stress affects our focus. We need a Guru’s involvement for clarity rather than purity. Clarity comes from Read More …

The Need For A Guide : Part 1

A Guru’s achievement in spirituality makes him God’s first choice and the last man standing. He is the best friend of a student of spirituality. A Guru is aware of both sides of the world, so is the perfect link between humans and God. We learn by observing the link between action and result. The Read More …

The Importance Of Sangat : Part 6

Passion and ambition fail without a sangat. The Sangat is a value based disciplined lifestyle not determined based. The Sangat becomes the direction. Our common values make us feel valuable. The clearer the values are the longer the cooperation lasts. Similarity in values create relaxation for the body and mann, as it is only in Read More …

The Importance Of Sangat : Part 5

Being a part of a sangat is a deliberate and intentional lifestyle which determines our success. Not any sangat will do. It must be the right one – where the sangat is a community, created to achieve a specific result. The right sangat is where the result has already been achieved. The sangat can become Read More …

The Importance Of Sangat : Part 4

As the process of meditation is emotional and unpredictable, there are times when we need motivation and support, not information. Difficult times teaches us that the sangat is more valuable than knowledge. The nature of the process is such that, a bad sangat makes progress slow or difficult whereas, the right sangat makes everything possible. Read More …

The Importance Of Sangat : Part 3

By absorbing and observing we can become one with our Guru. If knowledge awakens us, it directs us but Guru is awake then the Guru directs us. If moh maya (material world) is the play of God then it is not one man’s game – it is about team work. In team work unity and Read More …