When I received shaktipat
from Baba Muktananda, he gave me an experience of the formless aspect of the Guru—love-filled, blissful supreme Consciousness. This experience was beyond the capacity of my mind to comprehend or hold on to easily. But over the years, focusing my mind on the beloved form of Shri Guru has brought me back to that experience again and again. As Gurumayi says in her book of poetry, Pulsations of Love,
The form that I can always love…
Which in turn takes me to the formless.
a Siddha Yogi from Massachusetts, USA
The Guru speaks to me
in myriad ways,
the people I meet
the natural world
the things that happen
the teachings of Gurumayi
the promptings of my own heart.
The Guru has always been with me.
The Guru is the one who leads me home.
a Siddha Yogi from Vermont, USA