Who is a Guru?
Why do I need a Living Guru?
Why am I not satisfied with my relationship with my Guru?
How to internalize the sacred Guru-disciple relationship?
How to be a Progressive Disciple?
Spiritual Connection: Understanding the Dynamics of Guru-disciple Relationship answers the above and many more questions with much depth and clarity. Like, for those who are already in a relationship with the guru, it shows our shortcomings in having a deeper relationship with Sri Guru and how can we reconnect whereas, for those who are not yet in such a relationship or have decided to be in one, it answers how you can better prepare for this spiritual relationship and what practical steps you can take to be a better & progressive disciple.
Presented in a very simple and lucid manner, this book is a collection of various case-studies taken from Vedic literatures such as Srimad-Bhagavatam, Caitanya Caritamrita, Mahabharata and Ramayana. Herein, the subject of the Guru-disciple relationship is explored, explained, and churned into valuable lessons to help all the levels of spiritual seekers— from novice and seasoned—to have their spiritual connection established, enhanced or rejuvenated.
Currently available in Hindi and English.
Marathi and Portuguese are coming soon
"I recommend that every serious practitioner of bhakti must acquire and absorb the teachings of this book."— Gopal Krishna Goswami
"Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami has covered a very important topic from many angles. Many will find inspiration and vision on how to deal with the Guru-disciple relationship."— Kadamba Kanana Swami
"It is a book one would love to read and re-read again and again because the essence of the practice of bhakti is beautifully described in the pages of this book."— Srivas Das
"This book is rich with insights for anyone trying to walk the path of devotion. I recommend diving in it without delay."— Bhakti Narasimha Swami
"It is a brilliant book. It has helped me understand my weaknesses and gave me considerable hope in reviving my relationship with my Gurus."— Sanatana Caitanya Das
"The author, a disciple of the legendary Bhakti Tirtha Swami Maharaja, has done a true miracle with this book and its topic of Guru-disciple relationship."— Pulastya Muni Das