[Advaita-l] The safe way
bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com
Wed Sep 13 02:03:47 EDT 2017
praNAms Sri Subbu prabhuji
The excerpt was not intended to send a message that you have tried to understand from it. It is the concluding part of a parable titled 'Teachers to Avoid' on p.282 in the book Edifying Parables, available as a free download e-book here:
Ø Yes, in this world full of charlatans we have to be very careful before choosing the able guru. Anyway, saying goes, a real guru himself will come in search of able shishya when he is ‘ready’. I think somehow we have to be ‘flexible’ with the shrOtreeya guru without looking deep into his conduct / behavior / attitude and interpreting them as per our expectations and reservations ☺ Follow what Krishna said and don’t follow what Krishna did, heard this somewhere ☺ We have to accept the fact that the guru-s too mortals since they too have bhautika shareera which is occasionally subject to bhAva / manO vikAra. And this lenience can be extended to even brahmanishTa as well since we are not able to look beyond his deha ☺
Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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