गुरुशुश्रूषया त्वेव ब्रह्मलोकं समश्नुते

इमं लोकं मातृभक्त्या पितृभक्त्या तु मध्यमम्।
गुरुशुश्रूषया त्वेव ब्रह्मलोकं समश्नुते॥
imaṁ lokaṁ mātṛbhaktyā pitṛbhaktyā tu madhyamam|
guruśuśrūṣayā tveva brahmalokaṁ samaśnute||
By honouring/worshipping (one’s) mother he gains this world, by honouring one’s father the middle sphere, but by obedience to his Teacher, the World of Brahman.

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आचार्य देवो भव

गुरुर्बन्धुरबन्धूनां गुरुश्चक्षुरचक्षुषां।
गुरुः पिता च माता च सर्वेषां न्यायवर्तिनां॥
gururbandhurabandhūnāṁ guruścakṣuracakṣuṣāṁ |
guruḥ pitā ca mātā ca sarveṣāṁ nyāyavartināṁ ||
"The teacher is kin to those who dont have any relatives; the teacher is an eye for the blind.
The teacher is father and mother to everyone who lives on the path of justice."

आचार्य देवो भव।
ācārya devo bhava|

ओम् श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः।

गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुर्गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः।
गुरुस्साक्षात् परम् ब्रह्म तस्मै श्री गुरवे नमः॥
gururbrahmā gururviṣṇurgururdevo maheśvaraḥ|
gurussākṣāt param brahma tasmai śrī gurave namaḥ||

ओम् श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः।
om śrī gurubhyo namaḥ|

It is customary to start any work with an invocation of all the gurus!