Osho on Guru Purnima

“Guru is like full moon and disciple is like Ashadh (the month of clouds and rains). The moon of Sharad Purnima is beautiful because it is in the empty sky. There is no disciple then, the Guru is alone. If the same beauty happens in Ashadh, then it is something, where the Guru is surrounded by clouds like disciples.

The disciples have come with their darkness of many lives. They are like dark clouds, they are the weather of Ashadh. If the Guru can shine like the full moon in that atmosphere of darkness, if he can produce light in that atmosphere of darkness, only then he is the guru. That’s why Ashadh Purnima is Guru Purnima. It has an indication towards the guru and an indication towards the disciple. And naturally, where these two meet, there is meaningfulness.”


Shubha Mudgal

Shubha Mudgal


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    CA Bhushan Toshniwal July 4, 2012 at 11:49 am

    respected shubhaji, pranam. thanks for posting such a wonderful thought. after reading this, i understood the real meaning of this occasion.

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    Respected Shubha ji, thank you very much for this.

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