THE GURU


IT'S HARD TO SPEAK IN WORDS ABOUT
THE GURU . . . . . . TO SPEAK OF THE DIFFERENCE
BETWEEN AN UPA GURU AND A SAT GURU.
IT'S INTERESTING THAT WHEN I TELL THE STORY
OF MY JOURNEY IN INDIA AND TELL OF THE GURU, I
ALWAYS SPEAK OF HIS MIRACLES, ALTHOUGH, FROM
MY POINT OF VIEW THEY ARE NOT THE ESSENCE
OF THE MATTER AT ALL.

BUT : THEY ARE THAT WHICH IS SPEAKABLE OF . . .

IT'S A LITTLE LIKE THAT PERSIAN STORY WHERE NASRUDDIN IS
LOOKING FOR HIS HOUSEKEY UNDER THE STREETLAMP AND
OTHERS COME TO HELP HIM AND FINALLY THEY ASK HIM
"WHERE DID YOU LOSE IT ?"    AND HE ANSWERS, "IN MY
HOUSE, BUT IT'S DARK IN THERE AND SINCE IT'S LIGHT OUT
HERE THIS IS THE BEST PLACE TO LOOK".

I FIND MYSELF TALKING ABOUT
THINGS THAT ARE TALKABLE ABOUT
WHAT CAN I SAY ?


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