The World of the Mind - The Guru

Josef Fric

The World of the Mind

Content

The book The World of the Mind
• Dedication
• Introduction
• The Fundamental Mistakes in One's Perception of the World
• Three Types of People According to Their State of Mind
• Ego - the Constructed Idea of the Mind "I Am a Body"
• The Main Sources of the Ego
• Is There a God in This View of the World?
• Dreams
• Miracles
• Happiness
• Love
• Is My Life Directed by Fate or My Own Will?
• Doubts
• Path to the Freedom
• Yoga
• Dhyana-yoga - The Path of Meditation
• Jnana-yoga - The Path of Knowledge
• Karma-yoga - The Path of Renunciation of Results of Actions
• Bhakti-yoga - The Path of Devotion
• God's Grace - The Self-experience
• The Guru
• The Properties of a Seeker
• Summary
• Recommended Methods and Literature
• Self-enquiry
• The Age of Demon Kali
• In Conclusion
• Literature
The book Siva and Parvati
The book Strange Dream
Links

• Sri Ramana Asramam
• Sri Brahmam
• Athithi Asram
• Gurujee Ojaswee Sharma
• Sri Nanna Garu
• Amma
• Mahatma Gandhi
• Yogi Ram Surat Kumar
• Yoga in daily life
• AHAM
• ISKCON - Hare Krishna
• Yatharth Gita
• Bhagavad Gita
Publishers
• Volvox Globator
• Sri Ramana Asramam
Webhosting
• TANGER computersystems


                 The Guru                 

"Marks of real Guru are: Steady abidance in the Self, looking at all with an equal eye, unshakeable courage at all times, in all places and circumstances, etc." Sri Ramana Maharishi

     The proper guru must possess all the virtues of a liberated being. The quote of Sri Ramana Maharishi is specific enough and there is nothing one could add to it. The right teacher has overcome the mistakes of his mind, learnt how it works and mastered it. He has destroyed all unjustified constructions and bondage, and experiences the world exactly as the mind and the senses mediate it, resulting in his absolute tranquillity and ability to show the way to the seeking.
     The guru need not be a living being, but he must be an absolute goal for the seeker. In the true reality, there is no difference between a guru and God. The guru not perceives himself as a body but only as pure silent conscience, and can transfer this feeling into your mind as well. It cannot be described, explained, or understood. All that is needed is to rest, relax, open up one's heart and find the guru's peace in it. The real guru is your best friend because he shows you the way to the ultimate happiness.

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