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Old 10-11-2017, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Shivani Devi

However, my ambivalence to the announcer's tired, old 'sales pitch' makes me unable to notice that 1800 number which flashes on the screen directly after it. *muahahaha*

However, since posting all of that yesterday, I realise I already HAVE a guru:

When one has Dakshinamurthy as their guru, it totally spoils them in regards to all current, modern, human gurus...and that has been my problem with this all along.

In another incarnation, I was one of the 'holy 7' but I keep on forgetting that, keep getting caught up in this human incarnation and taking out all my existential angst on those of a lower vibration...until I get reminded, yet again...and then I am like "fear the skull, people...fear it!'

Om Namo Bhagavate Rudraya

That guy belongs in a heavy metal band.

Personally, I'm not into the whole guru thing, but Ramana's principle of self inquiry seems sensible, because should one want to know themself, then they can look to find out who they are... though it might take some persistence in returning attention to the self.
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