Devotion to Guru is the foundation of spiritual edifice, Emotional excitement is not devotion to Guru.Devotion to Satguru’s Feet alone will enable you to obtain God’s grace. Love of flesh is denial of love to Guru;True and sincere surrender unto the Guru is the essence of Guru-Bhakti Yoga.Do perfect self-surrender to the will of the Guru.
Surrender completely unto the Guru. He will become your charioteer on the field of life. He will drive your chariot well. You will reach the destination, the abode of eternal bliss without fear. Nothing is impossible to be achieved through Guru’s grace. The only remedy for the cure of aspirant’s evil nature is the service of Guru. The first step of Guru-Bhakti is annihilation of ego. Self-surrender to Guru is indeed the highest rung in the ladder of Guru-Bhakti Yoga. In the path of Yoga of Guru-Bhakti, self-surrender is very essential. Guru demands nothing less than complete ungrudging, unreserved self-surrender. Self-surrender should not be verbal profession as generally disciples do nowadays. The more the surrender to the master, the more the grace of the master.
The degree of decent of Guru’s grace depends upon the degree of surrender.The duty of a disciple is to love and to serve the Guru. Guru is the mariner in the tempest of life. Grace of Guru is the end or goal of Guru-Bhakti Yoga. Practice of Guru-Bhakti Yoga offers a clear, definite path for the realisation of the highest end of life. Where grace of Guru is, there is righteousness, and where righteousness is, there is prosperity and immortality. Worship your father, mother, the school teacher, guests, and your Guru as the veritable gods by without regarding them as mere human beings. Pray to them with due reverence. Serve them with great respect and devotion. Name of the Guru is a potent, unfailing antidote, for those who are bitten by the serpent of worldliness. Pray to Guru for purity, devotion, light and knowledge.
The spirit of Guru-Seva must deeply enter into your very bones, cells, tissues and nerves, etc. Be fiery in the spirit of Guru-Seva. The reward is invaluable.Serve the Guru without any sort of selfish motives, and feel the effect—purity and inner strength. What an expanded heart you will have by serving the Guru! It is indescribable. Practise! Practise! Practise! You will enjoy supreme eternal bliss.Guru-Bhakti Yoga is only the best Yoga.Cultivate a very strong faith in Guru and in his teachings. Faith in Guru is the gate way to God; No faith in Guru’s actions means no devotion to Guru, or God. Some disciples keep a show as great Chelas of a Guru but they have no faith in his words, or actions. Surrender completely to the Almighty Guru who is the one without a second.Guru-Bhakti Yoga takes you to God steadily, unshakably, firmly and surely in this very birth.Guru-Bhakti Yoga starts and ends in the annihilation of ego and attainment of bliss immortal.Guru-Bhakti Yoga teaches the way to wipe out all pains and sorrows in life. The practice of Guru-Bhakti Yoga will enable you to get rid of fear, ignorance, pessimism, confusion of mind, disease, despair, worry, etc.Guru-Bhakti Yoga is the only unfailing remedy for the ills of the life.The path of Guru-Bhakti Yoga brings fruits quickly only for a worthy disciple.First understand the philosophy of Guru-Bhakti Yoga, then put into practice, you will succeed.Seek the immortal, all-blissful Atman within, through practice of Guru-Bhakti Yoga. Practise Guru-Bhakti Yoga, and go beyond all that causes duality and sin. Take recourse to Guru-Bhakti Yoga and regain your lost divinity.A blind man cannot lead another blind man, a prisoner cannot liberate another prisoner, even so, one who has sunk in the mire of worldliness, cannot liberate another. Therefore Guru is absolutely necessary to practise Guru-Bhakti Yoga.Make the Yoga of Guru-Bhakti the only purpose, aim and real interest in life. You will reach supreme happiness.
Without devotion to Guru there can be no spirituality.Continue the practice of Guru-Bhakti Yoga without any interruption.Practice of Guru-Bhakti Yoga alone can make one fearless and ever happy in all walks of life. Give up sensual life if you want to practise the Yoga of Guru-Bhakti.If you really want God turn away from worldly enjoyments and take recourse to practice of Yoga of Guru-Bhakti.Live to serve the blessed Acharya, you will be blessed.Dispassion and discrimination dawn in the heart of disciple by the grace of Guru.Disciple should pray to Satguru in the hours of meditation to grant him an unswerving faith and ever-increasing true devotion to his Lotus-Feet.He who repeats Guru’s name gets not only Moksha but worldly prosperity, health and long life and divine Aisvarya also.On the birthday of Guru, disciple should fast and meditate on the Lotus-Feet of the Satguru, to grant him real devotion to his Lotus-Feet. Disciple should observe the birthday of his Guru on a grand scale.