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