Sunday, June 28, 2009

GURU and a TEACHER!!



GURU - The one who leads us from darkness to light.


A teacher takes responsibility of your growth.
A Guru makes you responsible for your growth.

A teacher gives you things you do not have and require.
A Guru takes away things you have and do not require.

A teacher answers your questions.
A Guru questions your answers.


A teacher helps you get out of the maze.
A Guru destroys the maze.


A teacher requires obedience and discipline from the pupil.
A Guru requires trust and humility from the pupil.


A teacher clothes you and prepares you for the outer journey.
A Guru strips you naked and prepares you for the inner journey.


A teacher is a guide on the path.
A Guru is a pointer to the way.


A teacher sends you on the road to success.
A Guru sends you on the road to freedom.


A teacher explains the world and its nature to you.
A Guru explains yourself and your nature to you.


A teacher makes you understand how to move about in the world.
A Guru shows you where you stand in relation to the world.


A teacher gives you knowledge and boosts your ego.
A Guru takes away your knowledge and punctures your ego.

A teacher instructs you.
A Guru constructs you.


A teacher sharpens your mind.
A Guru opens your mind.


A teacher shows you the way to prosperity.
A Guru shows the way to serenity.


A teacher reaches your mind.
A Guru touches your soul.


A teacher gives you knowledge.
A Guru makes you wise.


A teacher gives you maturity.
A Guru returns you to innocence.


A teacher instructs you on how to solve problems.
A Guru shows you how to resolve issues.


A teacher is a systematic thinker.
A Guru is a lateral thinker.


A teacher will punish you with a stick.
A Guru will punish you with compassion.


A teacher is to pupil what a father is to son.
A Guru is to pupil what mother is to her child.


One can always find a teacher.
But a Guru has to find and accept you.


A teacher leads you by the hand.
A Guru leads you by example.


When a teacher finishes with you, you graduate.
When a Guru finishes with you, you celebrate.


When the course is over you are thankful to the teacher.
When the discourse is over you are grateful to the Guru.


JAI GURUDEV!

1 comment:

Jai Gurudev said...

Great Knowledge!

Really I realized the perfect difference.

-Anil Agrawal, Nandurbar