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Worshipping the Sadguru

Om Shri Sai Nathaya Namaha! Many question the reason behind worshipping a Sadguru. Several people see this as blasphemy. Several other people think that it is arrogance on behalf of a guru to proclaim that "I will ease your burden. I will remove your sorrow". It is natural that such a question should arise. And their arguments are valid in case the guru in question is himself a seeker. But such Gurus do not qualify to become Sadguru. A Sadguru is one, who has realized the truth. He has realized that he is the truth. He is one who is capable of making his devotees to realize their inherent divinity. Only such a one is a Sadguru. Let us take the example of Samartha Sadguru Sainath Maharaj. Sai Baba lived the life of a fakir and claimed that he was a humble devotee of god, and had the words, "Allah Malik" (God is the sole owner) on his lips. However, when his most intimate devotees came to him for solace and guidance, he revealed his vast and unfathomable powers and r…

Jai Raghuvir Samartha

When the hapless people cried for help, When wickedness had come to reside in India, And his sister Religious Intolerance had become the queen of the Country, You, oh Maharudra Avatar Hanuman, incarnated as a Samartha Sadguru, You tought people to fight the 6 enemies by the potent wepon of Ramanama, One look at you oh Samartha! brings dispassion in the worldly objects, And makes us realize that you alone are real, and everything else is unreal My mind hankers for your darshan (vision), and my tongue cries out in ecstacy Jai Raghuveer Samartha! Jai Jai Raghuveer Samarha.
--In the lotus feet of Samartha Sadguru

And then what to say of your disciples? Each was a gem in itself. Foremost was a noble soul called Sivaba who was a beloved son of Mother Bhavani, whom you inspired to protect the Dharma oh gosai (Protector of the cows)!
His splendor shines as the sun, His bravery is as immesurable as the ocean, His ego destroyed by the powerful arrow called Guru's grace His benigness as vast as the sky I o…