Spiritual vs Virtuous life

Baba in Satara

Meanwhile, two Nepalese boy-servants named Khushal and Kirpal had been brought to Satara from Dehra Dun for work. One morning […]

What is pure love

On Sunday evening, 24 December 1939, a lawyer from a rural area, a simple and plain-spoken man, met Baba and quite frankly […]

The spiritual journey

The spiritual journey does not consist in gaining what a person does not have, but in the dissipation of ignorance concerning himself and life, […]

God-Realization and human ego

On April 30th, Jamshed Mehta, the mayor of Karachi, came to see Baba. Baba praised his sincere efforts and sympathetic treatment of the poor […]

Assertions and conditions in surrender indicate lack of faith

In July of 1936 Baba wrote [as part of His letter to His close Western lovers about their stay at Nasik]:

Whatever happens, […]

The gradations and comparison with various educational degrees

The foremost and highest object in life is personally serving a Sadguru and complete surrenderance to him. There is nothing like it […]

“Only when the play of life finishes do we realize that this was all a dream”

On the 5th, Baba urged the mandali never to fear illusion and gave them this simile:

Take, for example, a movie in which the […]

“Spiritual vs material jealousy

Finding Kim doing Baba’s personal work and herself excluded from it, Minta took it so badly she quietly went up to the third floor […]

To forgive is the best thing to be done

…it is impossible for men to forget their wrongdoing and the wrongs done to them by others. And since they cannot forget, they find […]

“Once I forgive, there is nothing to repent for”

Each man candidly revealed his weaknesses before Baba which satisfied him. Afterward he remarked, “Now you do not have to repent for […]