On Gurus and Abuse of Power

December 8th, 2010

“All abuse of power is essentially a rejection of feelings that are too painful for the perpetrator. Each insult, each trespass helps him see the fear of these negative qualities outside of himself, once again proves that it is not he who is worthless. Every criminal act is on some level a misguided attempt at reclaiming one’s innocence.”

A provocative point of view? Read it in context, here. The author, Anneke Lucas, a Yogini who studied with Pattabhi Jois.

What do you think?

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