The path of Inner Light and Sound Meditation requires initiation and guidance by a living Master or Satguru. Guru is a Sanskrit word for “teacher” or “master”; Satguru means True Master or True Teacher, Teacher of the Truth. Through the initiation process, the Master awakens the Divine Presence or the true Self within us who will then undertake the spiritual journey. The true Self is the conscious soul or spirit in each person. The soul or spirit can be considered the “driver” of the vehicles, which are our bodies (physical and spiritual).
The Spiritual Teacher
Some individuals nowadays might be bothered by the need for a master or teacher to walk on this path. But think about this: since childhood, we need a teacher for every skill we learn; from walking, to speaking, to reading, to writing. Learning these skills from different teachers has enabled us to function in this physical world. Likewise, we need a teacher to guide and protect us on the greatest journey we will ever undertake back to the spiritual world, to our true Home, while living a normal life on Earth. Read more