English_Master May 23, 2016 No Comments
GURU DISCIPLE RELATIONSHIP  The 24th day of July is an important day for disciples everywhere, especially in India. On this auspicious day, disciples in the country will celebrate Guru Purnima and express gratitude to their gurus who are alive and also those who have attained nirvana and left their body. An often-askec question is: “Does a guru who is no longer in his physical body help his disciples on their spiritual journey and evolvement in consciousness?” There is always a big debate on this subject—and the answer to this question is both yes and no. Even after his departure from this world, a guru-is always available to a disciple, provided he is a genuine disciple and the guru is a real guru. A disciple who has full faith benefits the most. Basically, it all depends on the receptivity and understanding of the disciple and his love and devotion to the mentor, If the disciple is a student just interested in collecting informative knowledge and enhancing his ego, he will not be able to make any headway—and in the process will not be able to receive much help from the teacher. His ego will function as a barrier between him and his guru. It is only when the disciple is...
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