The Avenues to Understanding – Conditions for harmony between mind and heart

Between the two extremes of a life harassed by wants and a life completely free from wants, it is possible to arrive at a […]

The Avenues to Understanding – Freedom from wants possible only in supramental existence

The intellect of most persons is harnessed by innumerable wants. From the spiritual point of view, such a life is the lowest type of […]

The Avenues to Understanding – Spirit glimpsed only through heart

When a person has his eye on the results of actions instead of being concerned solely with their intrinsic worth, he is trying to […]

The Avenues to Understanding – Intellectual conviction hinders spontaneous love

When the mind seeks conviction or corroboration (through objective proofs and miracles as an aid to spiritual understanding), it is encroaching upon the sphere […]

The Avenues to Understanding – Mind craves assurance or conviction

When the mind encroaches upon the province of the heart, it does so by requiring assurance or conviction as a precedent condition that must […]

The Avenues to Understanding – Conflict between mind and heart

As contrasted with the method of the mind-which has its foundation in sensations and proceeds through inference and proofs to conclusions-there is the more […]

The Avenues to Understanding – Spirit not understood through mind

 

The different avenues that lead to spiritual understanding can be understood best through an initial distinction between spirit and matter. In order to understand […]

Bowing to Baba’s will versus Submitting to Baba’s Will

Meanwhile in Karachi, the fourteen-year-old son of Adi and Dolly Arjani, named Faredoon, suffered a fatal accident on 23 July 1968 after he fell […]

Selfishness [13/13] – Spirituality a positive attitude toward life [Final part]

 

Perfection consists in remaining free from the entanglements of duality. Such freedom from entanglements is the most essential requirement of unhindered creativity. But […]

Selfishness [12/13] – Spirituality a positive attitude toward life

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Renunciation of desires does not mean asceticism or a merely negative attitude to life. Any such negation of life would make man inhuman. Divinity […]