His Holiness Shivkrupanand Swamiji

The Search for One’s Satguru

Girish Borkar
3 min readDec 6, 2023


In the labyrinth of the spiritual journey, the quest for a Satguru, a true spiritual guide, is a sacred pursuit that can illuminate the path to self-realisation and inner awakening. The concept of a Satguru transcends the confines of a traditional teacher; it embodies a profound spiritual mentor who leads seekers from darkness to light, from ignorance to wisdom.

A Satguru is not merely a person but a spiritual force — an enlightened being whose purpose is to guide individuals on their journey toward self-discovery and spiritual growth. This divine guide serves as a beacon of wisdom, compassion, and unconditional love, providing invaluable insights and nurturing the spiritual evolution of their disciples.

Finding a Satguru requires a sincere and open-hearted readiness on the part of the seeker. It involves a deep introspection and a genuine yearning for spiritual truth. The seeker must cultivate humility, surrendering ego-driven barriers that might impede the recognition of the Satguru’s guidance.

The search for a Satguru often unfolds through divine synchronicity — a series of meaningful coincidences and intuitive nudges that guide seekers toward their spiritual mentor. Trusting the subtle whispers of the universe, individuals may find themselves drawn to a particular teacher or teaching, feeling an inexplicable resonance that goes beyond mere intellectual understanding.

A Satguru embodies qualities such as compassion, selflessness, wisdom, and a deep connection with the divine. Their teachings resonate with universal truths, transcending cultural or religious boundaries. A true Satguru guides with love, instilling a sense of inner peace and helping seekers navigate the challenges of life with spiritual grace.

The relationship with a Satguru is not merely external but a profound inner journey. Through meditation, prayer, and contemplation, seekers connect with the essence of their spiritual guide within. This inner communion allows for a deepening of understanding, transcending the limitations of words and concepts.

The presence of a Satguru catalyses spiritual transformation. The guidance offered, coupled with the seeker’s earnest practice, leads to a gradual dissolution of ignorance, unveiling the light of self-realisation. The Satguru becomes a constant source of inspiration, helping individuals navigate the complexities of existence with equanimity and grace.

Finding one’s spiritual Satguru is a sacred odyssey, a journey that requires both external discernment and internal introspection. In the divine dance of seeking and surrender, the Satguru emerges as a beacon of light, guiding the wayfarer through the labyrinth of existence toward the realisation of their true self.

In this profound connection, the seeker discovers not only a guide for the external journey but also a source of eternal wisdom and love within, forever illuminating the path toward spiritual awakening.

If you have not found your Satguru, then do join us in Reshimbaug, Nagpur India for a spiritually enlightening and elevating 8 days from 19 December to 26 December from 5.30pm to 8.30pm and listen to the profound wisdom and divine energy flowing from His Holiness Shivkrupanand Swamiji. If you cannot attend then do watch it online on YouTube channel — ‘Gurutattva Speaks’.

Teaser : https://youtu.be/zn4r87pPccs



Girish Borkar

Spirituality ... meditation ... insights ... inner peace ... the journey continues... love and gratitude