Hmm after reading a hub on a guru, lol, how does one even become a guru? lol

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  1. HattieMattieMae profile image60
    HattieMattieMaeposted 7 years ago

    Hmm after reading a hub on a guru, lol, how does one even become a guru? lol

    Just wondering cause I don't know how anyone becomes a guru and leads people, sounds more like cult!

  2. Donna Suthard profile image74
    Donna Suthardposted 7 years ago

    A guru, could be equated to a minister or spiritual leader, shaman, or medicine man who is highly enlightened. etc...Jesus, Buddha Krishna, Yogananda, Teresa of Avilla, Mother Teresa, Squanto and many other ascended masters could be classified as Gurus.
    we are all pupils and teachers to each other. We learn from each other. They set an example. Some tell their stories, so you can learn from their mistakes or wisdom Some people have followed the gurus from the bible, only to be mislead by their teachings. A guru would  recognize first that he or she was not any more special than anyone else..They would be humble, and never control another. They would be gentle and loving in their demeanor. Some even have a light that emanates from them, and people are drawn to them.  They would not gossip, or speak ill of others..They would teach unconditional love. They would encourage you to meditate and pray, and listen to the divine wisdom that is within you. They would never teach you that you are a sinner or that you were going to hell.  They would merely love you, and encourage you..They usually do not seek powers of authority. They do not encourage you to follow or idolize them in some way..They would teach you that you are innocent no matter what mistake you have made..They would encourage you to see the best in others.  They would teach you have the answers within you.. They do not seek to use other people for their own gain. Mostly they would teach you to forgive yourself and others. They will not defend or justify themselves..or give into anger..They will take time to ask for a answer when  asked by you a question from their inner teacher or guide. Some will be able to manifest food, etc..some  live on no food, you will recognize them, in your children or someone that lives on your block..

  3. HattieMattieMae profile image60
    HattieMattieMaeposted 7 years ago

    Thank you donna, really haven't paid much attention to what the definition of a guru was.

  4. moneycop profile image76
    moneycopposted 6 years ago

    `Spiritual Master' is the nearest possible word for Guru and represents the special Divine status of a Saint, and Guru tattva means that special Divine power which enables a Saint to be called a Guru. read more


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