[Advaita-l] Re: A REQUEST FOR GUIDANCE.
kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 20 13:27:21 CDT 2006
--- Lakshmi Muthuswamy <lakmuthu at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I think as students we are more concerned and judgemental about how
> a "TEACHER SHOULD BE" rather than what and how he is teaching. We have
> fixed ideas about the teachers. We want them to fit into our structure
> of thinking and our ideals.
Lakshmiji - You are absoluely right. I could not have said it better.
Your note reminds me of the Bhajagovindam sloka:
yadyat brahmani ramate chittam
nandati nadati nadatyeva||
One finds one's apppropriate guru due to blessings of the many lives
says Shankara. Appropriate guru will come when the student is ready to
surrender. That is the Law.
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