Qualities of a Student….

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  Doubt Certitude Contradict Agree Promiscuous Loyal/dedicated/faithful Worry Be at ease/be at peace Willfully obtuse Receptive     Questioning Dogmatic Examine Stooge Free/open/searching/experimenting Fanatical Aware/concerned Blasé/oblivious/asleep Self protective Vulnerable/impressionable/gullible   At some point we have all been in the role of student. We have all had teachers from whom we have learned. Sometimes we have learned what the teacher wanted …

Autopterodidactyl….

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If you are self-taught, you do not know what you do not know. The only dialogue is between you and you, which means that you believe you can dictate your position in any environment. You are unwilling to be educated. This leaves you with two options:  either you are always right, or at the very least the most knowledgeable, or …

Gurupurnima….

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Today is Gurupurnima, the Guru’s Full Moon. Everyday I bow down in deep appreciation for my Guru, Swami Muktananda, and all that he gave and continues to give me. The Guru is said to not be a person, body or a personality, but manifests in a being that has purified himself/herself and has then become one with his Guru and …