Staying Clear of Maya


Today's question comes from a devotee who is concerned about getting too caught up in maya. "What can I do, Gurudeva?" Gurudeva advises the basics, "Practice the religion; follow the advice of your elders, the respectable elders" and more.

Photo of  Gurudeva
A satguru is needed because the mind is so cunning and the ego is a self-perpetuating mechanism. It is he who inspires, assists, guides and impels the shishya toward the Self of himself.
—Gurudeva