1. A teacher takes responsibility for your growth.                                                                A Guru makes you responsible for your growth.

  2. A teacher gives you things you do not have and require.
    A Guru takes away things you have and do not require.

  3. A teacher answers your questions.
    A Guru questions your answers.

  4. A teacher requires obedience and discipline from the pupil.
    A Guru requires trust and humility from the pupil.

  5. A teacher clothes you and prepares you for the outer journey.
    A Guru strips you naked and prepares you for the inner journey.

  6. A teacher is a guide on the path.
    A Guru is a pointer to the way.

  7. A teacher sends you on the road to success.
    A Guru sends you on the road to freedom.

  8. A teacher explains the world and its nature to you.
    A Guru explains yourself and your nature to you.

  9. A teacher gives you the knowledge and boosts your ego.
    A Guru takes away your knowledge and punctures your ego.

  10. A teacher instructs you.
    A Guru constructs you.

Read also: Story of Ramakrishna Paramhans and Swami Vivekanand. 

  1. A teacher sharpens your mind.
    A Guru opens your mind.

  2. A teacher reaches your mind.
    A Guru touches your spirit.

  3. A teacher instructs you on how to solve problems.
    A Guru shows you how to resolve issues.

  4. A teacher is a systematic thinker.
    A Guru is a lateral thinker.

  5. One can always find a teacher.
    But a Guru has to find and accept you.

  6. A teacher leads you by the hand.
    A Guru leads you by example.

  7. When a teacher finishes with you, you celebrate.
    When a Guru finishes with you, life celebrates.

Let us honour both, the teachers and the Gurus in our lives.

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Read also: Story of Ramakrishna Paramhans and Swami Vivekanand. 

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