Material and physical pleasures impede our progress – Part 1

 

After their return from the river, Baba said, “While we were on the boat I remembered a story about a Perfect Master.” All […]

Likes and dislikes are both desires

Food always seemed to be a sharp point of contention, especially now that there were both Easterners and Westerners living together, sharing the same […]

Obedience is above love

On the evening of December 8, when Baba was on his usual rounds of inspection, he gave a candid explanation on divine intoxication and […]

Love always seeks happiness of the Beloved

After lunch on May 19th in Nasik, Baba offered mangoes to some of the group. Some declined, saying their stomachs were too […]

Need for cultivating love and harmony

Meals were often a source of conflict in Nasik. Jean Adriel had to have spinach every day, cooked in a special way. Another wanted […]

Begin dying by loving

Although different men and women definitely disliked one another, each in the group promised to try to live Baba’s words. Thereupon, Baba continued:

If […]

Intense longing required for union with God

 

 

Someone asked if each one has to go through all the seven planes. In reply, Baba spelled out:

A Perfect […]

Significance of Master’s feet

Beloved’s feet

During the [1937] birthday celebrations the Westerners saw for the first time the Hindu custom of washing the Master’s feet. […]

Self-delusion and hypocrisy

Later that afternoon of February 9th, Baba explained about hypocrisy and delusion. He asked the Westerners, “What is self-delusion? We say that so-and-so is […]

Spiritual Birth

 

A message dictated by the Master on Spiritual Birth was read out by Rustom:

The incident of birth is common to […]