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Faith & Alertness — By Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in the FREE PRESS Journal

Faith and alertness appear to be completely opposite in nature.  When you are alert there usually is no faith, and you feel restless and insecure.  When you have faith your mind is secure and in a restful state, and you … Continue reading

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Daily Inspiration: Who is a Guru?

Q: What is the meaning of a Guru? Sri Sri: The word ’guide’ comes from the Sanskrit word ‘Guru’. Guru means the one who removes ignorance and teaches you knowledge. A Guru teaches you how to live by example and … Continue reading

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Wisdom From Sri Sri: Feb 15, 2012

A Guru is a mirror February 15, 2012 Q: Guruji, here in Russia some people say that they have found the Vedas in Russia too. Can you please comment on this? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Yeah, it is possible. Once … Continue reading

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Difference between a Teacher and a Guru

What is the difference between the Teacher and the Guru?? A teacher takes responsibility of your growth A Guru makes you responsible for your growth

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Story from the Purana’s

There is a story in the Puranas that Jupiter or Guru was wedded to the star Tara. Star is something that is far away, the whole cosmos. Brihaspathi (Jupiter) is the Guru of the devas.

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