Who is Guru, Shrimad Bhagvat Quotes


‘Who is Guru, Shrimad Bhagvat Quotes’ explains us about what is meant by a Guru according to the Shrimad Bhagvat. The 11 Chapter of Shrimadbhagwat (A Holy text written by Sage Vyasa, which includes stories of various Incarnations, the life and teachings of Shrikrushna and Saints) mentions a conversation between Yadu and Avadhut (One Name […]

Satguru | the Divine Guide

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Satguru means the ‘Real and the Universal Guru’, and this title is given to the great saints like Guru Raghavendra since he removes the darkness from the lives of his devotees and also shows the bright light on their path. The holy title Satguru would be awarded only to an enlightened saint who dedicates their […]

Guru Bhakti | Devotion to Guru

Guru Shishya in Vedic Times

Intense devotion to one’s guru and faithful adherence to his teachings are the most essential qualifications of true discipleship. It is this Shraddha, faith, and Gurubhakti, devotion to guru, that bring about rapid spiritual progress and fruition of one’s Sadhana. A disciple without devotion to his guru is like a flower without fragrance, a well […]

Whom to worship first God or Guru?


Who should one honour or worship first – God, or the Guru? We just now sang a bhajan about this which says – “Do not see any difference between God and the Guru”. You should not see any difference between God, Guru and your soul. Despite knowing this, in our country, whenever we start any […]

Is having a Guru mandatory to experience the state of enlightenment?

Is it necessary for you to ask this question and for me to answer? You have asked the question, now if I answer, then we are caught! Got it? If you ask a question and you think I know the answer, then I am already a Guru and you are already a student. Some people […]

Why meeting the Guru on Purnima (Full Moon Day) is very good?


Why meeting the Guru on Purnima (Full Moon Day) is very good? It is said that meeting the Guru on Full Moon day is very good.. What is the reason behind it? Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living explaining it in his own words…. Do you know the Moon affects the ocean? On […]

What is the Role of a Guru?

Yoga is coming back to the seer, and that is what meditation is: from the scenery getting back to the seer. So when you sit for meditation what happens? All the old experiences come up; they come up only to go away. So when you sit down to meditate, all the impressions come and then […]

Can a person have more than one Guru?


Can a person have more than one Guru? This is a doubt raised by a devotee at the Satsang of Art of Living’s Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji. Let’s read the explanation from Guruji in his own words.. One itself is very difficult to handle. If you have been on some other path with some Guru, […]