Skip to content

Thinking About the Guru

July 19, 2009
the yoga hall at the ayurvedic retreat where I studied.   the yoga hall at the ayurvedic retreat where I studied

Guru means remover of darkness in Sanskrit.  It is that person or situation that shows you the light, revealing the truth, teaching and guiding you.  Every person we encounter on the street can be our guru if we approach them from that perspective.  Lately whenever I have the urge to judge someone or say or think something negative about someone, I try to think about what I can learn from them instead.  Doing this immediately rescues me from negative thinking and reveals to me the positive aspects of their personality. Rather than being bogged down by my own judgment of someone else, I can subtlety transition into a more peaceful mindset.  When situations don’t go the way we want, we can react and freak out or see them as our teacher, presenting us with a beautiful lesson.  This transition in approach  has made a world of difference to me.  It is both humbling and uplifting to the see te world as your teacher.

 

Advertisements
4 Comments leave one →
  1. April 1, 2016 7:16 am

    Thankfulness to my father who told me about this webpage, this weblog is
    really remarkable.

Trackbacks

  1. My Guru, Rima. « Kyle Miller Yoga
  2. Who Do You Want To Be? « Kyle Miller Yoga
  3. Preparing For My Jivamukti Test Class « Kyle Miller Yoga

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Find online and local Yoga Classes
Online Nursing Programs