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It is said that if a person doesn't have a Guru, then they can consider and worship Lord Dakshinamurthy as their Guru. Is there any ritual or mantra to do so?

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    Those who don't have Guru yet are asked to chant the following verse before starting a Puja etc: Nidhaye sarvavidyanam bhishaje bhavaroginam | Gurave sarvalokanam daxinamurtaye namah ||. But I'm not sure whether I can post this as an answer or not. – Rickross Aug 2 '18 at 17:15
  • Can you give the source of this verse? – RishX Aug 2 '18 at 17:33
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    It is actually verse # 4 of the Dakshinamurty Stotram composed by Adi Shankara. greenmesg.org/stotras/shiva/dakshinamurthy_stotram.php – Rickross Aug 2 '18 at 17:39
  • Also, any particular way or method prescribed in scriptures for worshipping God by those who don't have Guru yet? – RishX Aug 2 '18 at 17:40
  • No I don't know of any such methods. The Tantras in fact (in which Guru's position is ultimate) severely criticize the act of remaining uninitiated (i.e to remain without a Guru). – Rickross Aug 2 '18 at 17:44

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