Guru-Shishya relationship is eternal and believed to exist not only in this world but also extend to heavenly life.
Guru-Shishya relationship is eternal and believed to exist not only in this world but also extend to heavenly life. The role of the Guru held high as the instrument of learning and guidance, especially in the spiritual journey. Although, the student can receive theoretical knowledge from various sources, including the text; the applied knowledge and vocational training come from the Master. As the seeker progress in the spiritual journey, each succeeding steps filled with throne which the disciple has to overcome. The Guru acts as the protector and remains the source of the divine blessings. Discussing and sharing the experience, the Master makes the life of the student comfortable.
Not everyone is fortunate enough to receive the benefits.
The role of the Guru becomes more prominent than it was when the student sought the nuances in learning meditation. The Master remains the only source of esoteric knowledge and experience. Above all, the blessings of the Guru stay at the focus; and not everyone is fortunate enough to receive the benefits. The strength of the bond in the relationship is the determinant of the success achieved by the student in the spiritual journey of self-realization. The onus in setting the stage for learning and growing relationship lies with the student; definitely, the love and devotion of the disciple to the Master remains at the center stage.
The Guru assures the rest.