Watch your language

In New York Times Magazine On Language – Namaste, a yoga teacher and writer Jaimie Epstein gives a primer of the Sanskrit that creeps in the vocabulary of people willing to get on the yoga mat.

Guru means “remover of darkness” and is someone who sheds light on your ignorance. Although the word guru (with a big G) is associated with spiritual guides, anyone or any situation can be your guru (small g) if he/she/it teaches you something, and there is surely no end to the opportunities presented to us every day.