Every seeker goes to the feet of their master to get rid of the confusion and attain clarity, how should they conduct during the conversation with their master?
God Krishna, “A good learner will first surrender himself and trust the wisdom of his master to bind the master for guiding him with the right guidance. Arjuna said to me:
कार्पण्यदोषोपहतस्वभाव: पृच्छामि त्वां धर्मसम्मूढचेता: |
यच्छ्रेय: स्यान्निश्चितं ब्रूहि तन्मे शिष्यस्तेऽहं शाधि मां त्वां प्रपन्नम् ||2.7||
I am confused, besieged with anxiety and faintheartedness and requests you to guide what is right for me. Ask is not a forceful request and it leaves the option to the master whether to provide the guidance or not.
Arjuna immediately corrects ‘guide me to the path of welfare.’ He binds me for guiding him towards the path right for him without having significant consideration of any outcome.
However, he immediately raises himself as my disciple ‘I am surrendering myself at your feet to seek your guidance to be righteously dutiful to what is right.’ Now, he surrenders himself to me with complete faith. I’d no option but to guide him in a way that assures the result which is righteous, favourable and right for him.
A true disciple and learner will be open, empty, interested, curious, and love being that way so that as stuff happens around him – and within him – he’s able to see it, take it in, and turn it into what it’s come forth to actually tell him.”