Helplessness of the Guru

Acharya Prashant
4 min readJul 15, 2021

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Acharya Prashant: In some sense, it is very cruel to be a Teacher, absolute helplessness one experiences, one feels like asking, “Why does one have to inflict daily wounds, rather carnage upon himself?”

You know what is it to be a Teacher, to know everything and have power over very little, you can see but you…