Lahiri Mahashaya had an ageless divine guru Babaji
Inspite of getting the highest initiation he struggled for 10 years to reach perfection. In his diary he talks about how often sexual desire and other faults would creep up and he had to fight it. During those times he meditated hours together several times a day
Reaching perfection is hard work. After the shakti is awakened
Present day Guru take you on the road of logic, laziness and give you false hopes. They give you imaginary meditation without any experiences. They say chant the name of God or have you say sohum “I am God” and increase your ego and tell you you have reached pure consciousness nothingness when all you did is become inert like a stone – abhav yoga
In Manu smruti – it is said that a being fake guru is a big sin. Who is a fake guru? A Guru who has not had shakti awakened as per Lahiri Mahashaya. Yogananda had a stricter definition. What I have learnt is such fake Guru are punished severly if by chance there is a sincere true disciple and he gets stuck there. Fortunately such disciples are rare.
Most people who follow spiritually have weak desires of fame, money, looking for excuses to escape from work responsibility, hoping to meet women in organizations etc, or looking for intelligent debate.
No one wants to do the very hard, demanding work of silencing the mind, getting rid of desires, being insulted multiple times ( a strategy that helps…… ) etc
Reaching perfection is hard work the road is full of amazing experiences – far greater than any text written. That is just my opinion
That is why I urge anyone who reads by blog to go elsewhere. There are many other great guru out there who can help you with your desires for fame sex money and give you a lot of intellectual debate
What I write is meant for someone who loves God, and is tired of the evil selfish greed of the world