Guru

What is the real meaning of the word 'Guru' and what is a Guru nowadays? In his blog Swami ji has dedicated this category to both, real and fake gurus. He elaborates on the roots of different traditions and again and again comes to the point that, altho...

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Plastic Pollution
We are extremely busy now with the restaurant on top of our other responsibilities and I can tell you, we are learning a lot of new things! Obviously, we also make many new experiences and meet even more people than before. One group of restaurant visitors came and... Read More

Tags: Guru , Belief , Environment

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Flower
Yesterday I told you about a couple that had forbidden sex in the Ashram of their yoga guru where men and women were strictly separated. What I could tell them however was that this guru himself had a girlfriend! Yes, and he is by far not the only guru who preaches... Read More

Tags: Guru , Sex , Celibacy

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Guru Worship
The biggest problem with cases like Asaram’s is the religious background of his followers. Hinduism encourages human worship! This religious background is the reason people refuse to speak out against their guru, even if they have seen him commit a crime. It ... Read More

Tags: Followers , Guru , Religion , Fake , Tradition , Crime , Fake guru , Asaram

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Crowd
With yesterday’s Guru Purnima holiday, I also started writing about gurus and their initiations and followers. Traditionally, a guru initiated only a small number of disciples. It was a one-on-one relationship that had had to each of them. They all lived in h... Read More

Tags: Followers , Guru

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Puppet on Strings
Today is Guru Purnima, Master’s Day in India. It is a day on which every disciple honours his guru. Even if he doesn’t think of him the whole year long, he will come on this day, wash his guru’s feet, show his devotion and give a present and some ... Read More

Tags: Guru , Money , Religion , Philosophy , Abuse , Fake guru , Life , Responsibility , Rules , Scriptures , Spiritual

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