Diksha, initiates the flow of true life

What is meant by Guru? The task of the Guru is to fuse himself with the soul of the disciple, so that his inner faults are demolished as quickly as possible, thus converting him into an enlightened being. The Guru can do this either by preaching, by giving Diksha or by the transfer of energy. First of all the Guru preaches about the original state of the disciple. In fact the disciple is full of faults and sins. He is totally impure. His soul is affected by all such shackles. As a result he comes under the influence of Maya, which is a barrier to his success in Sadhna and realisation of God. The Guru shows us that such kind of animal life is useless. The God has given us human form not to waste our life, but to know our potentialities. Only by wisdom can we understand how to make our life holy and sanctified. This wisdom itself is known as Diksha.