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The role of a guru in our lives

In eastern traditions, a guru occupies a very important space in society. The pecking order goes like this: Mata (Mother), Pita (Father), Guru, Daivam (God). The concept of a guru is not readily understood in the west. A guru is someone that guides us towards the light, the knowledge that we need to find ourselves, our purpose and god. There’s another saying from India that goes - God, Guru and the Self are one and the same. These are blindingly beautiful words. I hope to clarify these concepts in this blog using my own life experiences. I have had many gurus in my journey. Ones that taught me Ayurveda, yoga, meditation, aromatherapy, food, astrology, Feng Shui- you name it. Like...

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