All Are My Gurus

Swami Satyananda Saraswati

I offer the flowers of good speech to all those who seek my advice. I never underestimate others. All are my Gurus. I love all faiths, all religions. I have a great sympathy for all those who are held as criminals and rogues. I love a rogue more than you love Sri Rama and Krishna.

A smoker is my best friend. One whom you call 'debauch' can become my personal attendant. Women are my secretaries. Gamblers can live with me even in my room. I keep drunkards as my door-keepers. Serpents lay in my veranda in perfect confidence.

And, all those, who have no approval of society, who are kicked by everyone, whom the temples also despise, can come to me, live and move with me.