[Advaita-l] SADHANA - The different Paths

Belavadi Shankar shankarbelavadi5 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 01:34:27 EST 2018

Where can anyone find an 'immortal' GURU?

On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 9:06 AM, KAMESWARARAO MULA via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

>  Dear Friends,                       Today's Times has an interesting
> article in speaking regarding 'GURU' in support of my statement"
> "You can' to do Justice to your disciples with the existing physical body
> as your subtle nature is biased and you are inclined to some people for
> their wested interests/benefits"
> According to great philosopher Sh. Jiddu KrishnaMurthy (1895-1986): No
> mortal being can be a Guru.
> Yes Indeed,  Why because although your inner consciousness may not allow
> to speak wrongly or act wrongfully to your disciple, since you are also
> passing in karmic time that one should always remember. Your Karmic
> bondages will not allow you to act with free will or to go a job which has
> to be done at that time or some time they may also force you to do a wrong
> action out of their wested interests/ benefits.
> One great personality asked me on one day that " who will remove your
> karma" ?. my answer will be of two kinds.No one will remove our karma, you
> have to bear the fruits of your karma for which we are fully responsible.
> or other wise, it can also be like this: who ever removes your karma , they
> only removes my karma.
> "Guru' is a form of light, Niranjana, Nirvikara, Nirguna, Parabrahma
> Swarup in which you would like to join along with him in the 'Ananta
> Jyothi' of Brahmanda after leaving your physical body.
> If you keep faith in god and follows the 'Guru mandala' then it is certain
> that SriGuru can reduce your karma up to some extent so that you can able
> to cross the samsara with his helping hand only. No body can escape the
> karma on their own, it needs help of the other, you may call it as
> relatives/friends.
> In-order to bear the 'Prarabdha Karma',  JKM says: one should have
> programmed events of life or compulsions of the mind  to have desireless
> ness, awareness of the supreme with absolute self-surrender, unfaltering
> faith, single minded love. The continuous maha nam Jap is required for
> self-realisation. One should always remember the fact that we are born
> initiated  and we should strive to enlighten our soul for giving the
> opportunity to realise our self by Brahman. The whole creation is Brahman
> or Truth for which no explanation is required. JKM, also said that
> initiation conducted at the level of the senses by mortal beings can never
> leads to truth as the TRUTH IS MUCH BEYOND THE RANGE OF THE SENSES although
> it is causeless and there is no purpose to know the truth.
> SriGuru Padaravindarpana Mastu
> Kameswara
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