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    Karma and Guru

        You must remember that the Law of Cause and Effect is inviolable, so you must acquire a higher degree of control over thought, control over speech and control over action, because you are being constantly judged by every action, word and thought that you generate. Tolerance, endurance, humbleness, love, harmony, faith, surrender and devotion towards God or to a fully realized Guru, should be present in you all time; you must always desire to be one with God or with a fully realized Guru. In your mind, the image of God or of that Guru, should be present at all time. "Find God. That is the only purpose in life" (Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, great Indian sage, 1836-1886).

        A fully realized Guru can remove part of your bad karma, transferring those evil energies to the Almighty, so in this way, karma is extinguished. It is very important to understand that a real Guru should be atmajnani -one who can see the intricacies of your soul and its past, present and future, in order to give the correct guidance towards your spiritual liberation. He should be able to guide his followers in their material, emotional and spiritual life so as to lead them to the full spiritual liberation. You can find a detailed

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    explanation on Gurumargam in the chapter "Meaning of the Word Guru."

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