Swamiji, what is the sense in worshipping the Guru as people do here in India? Isn?t that slavery? You mean to say that the disciple becomes the slave of the Guru?

Aren’t you grateful to the man who serves you and helps you? Don’t you express your
gratitude to him in some form or the other? If you behave that way with a man who has helped
you a little bit in a secular way, how much more ought to be your gratitude to the man who shows
you the path to the Supreme? He has given you new life, nay, immortality and eternal bliss. Can
you refrain from expressing your gratitude to him? Actual worship of the Guru is the Indian way
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