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The Master’s Role

The indispensability of the guru-shishya (master-disciple) relationship appears to be a simple superstition in this age of rationalism. However, even though each of us has a spark of divine light, there are few who can sense its presence. How many of us can be open to accept His (God''s) directions?In the spiritual field, as well…
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The Ideal Pattern of a Spiritual Master

Many times, once engaged to a genuine spiritual search, we find ourselves lost and confused, not knowing which is the next step we ought to make. At this point, the need for a master appears to be acute. In fact, in any profession, in any field, someone who has gained that certain knowledge will also teach others and share with them his…
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How to find Your Master

Oriental spiritual tradition states “when the disciple is ready, the master will appear.”What we have to do is just to desire to meet him with all our heart. More than that, we have to begin a serious inner discipline which will create the surroundings where the master can appear in our life. It is actually about…
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Master-Disciple Relationship

“We can give you the Knowledge, even the knowledge of Brahman (God); but only your Guru can show you the Path.” Chandogya Upanishad 4.14.1“Until another being tells you about Brahman (God), you will not find the path towards Her, because She is more subtle than subtle matter, and your mind cannot grasp Her.” Katha Upanishad 1.2.8.9…
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The importance of Master-Disciple Relationship

“The stranger asks the way from the one who knows the way. Taught by the one who knows, he will not get lost. Indeed, this is the blessing of knowledge; he finds the path which leads straight ahead.” RIG VEDA X.32.7Much importance has been given to the disciple-master relationship, that is, the adept and initiator, in the…
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