What Is Guru?

We are all students of the Divine process. From the very beginning we ask "What is This?". Life is the exploration in search of the puzzle pieces that comprise the whole, clear picture. The Guru is anyone or anything that helps us along on the treasure hunt and shows us how to put the fragmented pieces of true vision together. 

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Surrender to the Divine Leads to Supreme Realization

Since I started performing the Shiva mantra "Maha Paduka Guru Mantra" in which the feet (paduka) of Shiva rest on the crown chakra, I have been having the experience very, very much like that described below.  Shiva showed me the column of light that starts where his paduka touch the the crown and how to allow the column to pass through to the base at muladhara.  None of this happens without profound Surrender to the Divine.

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Diwali, Festival of Light and the New Moon

Today’s New Moon marks the main day of India’s epic festival Diwali or Deepavali, known as ‘The Festival of Lights.’  Tonight is a good time to darken all the lights and illuminate your dwelling place with intentional light.  Meditate on light emerging from the darkness within.  As the reflective lunar light goes dark, Diwali is a time when we can honor our own inner light and let it shine forth into the world.

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Do It Anyway

Understanding and applying spiritual practices and principles is always a challenge. Overcoming the challenges and obstacles is the essence of practice. The first stumbling blocks are encountered within. But most spiritual practitioners cite the most problematic issues as those which arise in the disharmony and dissonance of other humans.

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The Spiritual Energy Body and How It Really Works

Most people who have an interest in spirituality have heard of the Chakras, the psychic energy centers.  But what most do not realize is that these wheels of energy are only the most basic component of a much more powerful Spiritual Energy Body that is waiting to be constructed and activated and used.  This expansive spiritual energy body has the capacity to conduct, transmit and even generate Divine force (Shakti).

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