Today is Guru Purnima, the day dedicated to the Guru—the remover of ignorance. For me, it is the day to celebrate my dear friends—my spiritual Masters. I thank them for all that they have done for me. My life, without them, would definitely be boring. They brought spice to my life and showed me life from a new vision. Today, none of my Gurus are with me in the physical form yet, I feel the presence of them all. They have not left me and still have some hope for me. I am grateful to all my Gurus who came into my life. I thank God I am not a Guru, it’s a painful, thankless job. You have to teach when others think they know it all. You have to put in words that which cannot be explained. Everyone is testing to see if you are a real Guru and everyone is comparing you with other Gurus. We may not see God, but we can see the lives of those who experience God. — Satish Daryanani