GURU – The Beacon of Gentle
Pleased Guru Purnima!
Guru Purnima is an auspicious day devoted to specific our gratitude in the direction of our Gurus!!!
It’s celebrated extra so within the Asian international locations, on the day of full moon evening within the month of Ashadh as per the Hindu calendar, which often falls within the month of July.
The total Moon symbolizes the place that the Guru holds within the lifetime of the disciple. ‘Guru’ means the One from whom we be taught and ‘Purnima’ signifies the total moon evening that spreads gentle and removes darkness. Like the total Moon evening (Purnima), Guru removes the darkness of ignorance from our life and leads us to the total gentle of proper information.
A sacred relationship.
Our worldly life is made up of relationships, the Guru-disciple relationship being considered one of them. It’s a sacred relationship based mostly on the inspiration of unconditional love, oneness and complete give up. One attains the energies of the individual one is surrendered to. So, when you find yourself faithfully surrendered to your Guru, you purchase His power and energies robotically.
The Guru-disciple bond
Guru offers – disciple takes, Guru guides – disciple follows, Guru teaches – disciple learns.
Guru takes care of you in each scenario that you just get positioned in, whereas in His affiliation. He evokes you, encourages you, guides you, warns you, protects you and ensures that you just rise above all of the difficulties that come your approach and attain your final vacation spot.
Guru is a lighthouse with whose assist we navigate via the obstacles and safely attain the port (our last vacation spot). Guru is a beacon of sunshine in order that we don’t get misplaced; a beacon of religion such that we by no means lose hope.
No information, be it worldly or religious, may be attained and not using a Guru.
Guru is the one who imparts information and thus takes us from darkness to gentle.
The primary obligation due to this fact for any pupil or a disciple is to observe the Guru’s directive whole-heartedly. Once we, as a disciple, abide by the phrases of our Guru with agency dedication and sincerity, and observe Guru’s each directive with utmost religion and humility, we change into worthy of Guru’s choicest blessings that in flip assist us progress on the trail forward.
Alternatively, as a substitute of expressing gratitude, if we harness ill-feelings for our Guru and discover faults with Him when He occurs to indicate strictness whereas coaching us, or we disobey Him, overrule His directions and present disregard for His valuable advices, we undertake an amazing legal responsibility onto ourselves and hinder our personal path of progress, not realizing that we, with our personal palms, are slicing the ladder that’s taking us increased up.
If in case you have the precise intent to be taught, you may be taught by simply observing the Guru.
An actual pupil is one who follows the footsteps of Guru with sheer enthusiasm in his coronary heart, one who by no means loses religion in His Guru, and one who by no means forgets what all he has gained from his Guru. You may develop these virtues by keenly observing the Guru.
One wants Guru in each stage of life.
Anybody whom we’ve learnt one thing from is our Guru.
Our mom is our first Guru! She is the one who teaches us the essential mannerisms and values. Our father is a Guru, holding whose hand, we learnt to stroll. Our lecturers are our Guru, who’ve groomed us into good residents by giving us fundamental schooling. Our non secular Guru evokes us to depart the unhealthy and undertake the nice to progress in life.
The final word Guru is one who modifications our imaginative and prescient!!!
The final word Guru is the Sadguru who introduces us to our actual Self and helps us attain Self-Realization. He offers us the actual imaginative and prescient of “I’m a Pure Soul”, with which we are able to see issues as they are surely. This big transformation in our imaginative and prescient can occur solely by the grace of a worthy Guru, who known as a Sadguru!!!
So come, on this auspicious day of Guru Purnima,…
Allow us to specific our gratitude to all of the Gurus who’ve helped us develop in life, and give up ourselves within the holy toes of our current Guru, with whose grace we’re presently marching forward on the trail of our progress…