Question: How important is it to follow a Guru and what should distinguish such a Teacher?

Sri Chinmoy: It is necessary but not obligatory to have a Guru. A Guru hastens the progress of his disciple. The spiritual Teacher, with God's Grace, helps the disciple to illumine his darkness and ignorance.

Sri Chinmoy, Conversations with Sri Chinmoy.First published by Agni Press in 2007.

This is the 1562nd book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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