The Everything and Nothing: “The law of the Nothing is in itself nothing!”

As soon as the Nothing manifests, God, who is independent and beyond law, gets Himself bound by law. Law of what? Of the […]

The Everything and Nothing: Nothing is opposite to Everything

He (God) goes on changing forms — at times man, at times woman, at times beautiful, at times ugly, sometimes rich, sometimes poor — […]

The Everything and Nothing: The shadow

The first imagination in Vedanta is called the lahar [whim]; by the Sufis it is called guman [fancy]. This first imagination was the first […]

“The object is only one: to become the Ocean!”

There are three states [after God-Realization]:

First: Either the body drops after God-realization or is retained with God-consciousness — this is the majzoob. […]

“You can control actions”

When Bill drove Baba to the theater on this occasion, he was worried about his thoughts. Baba knew his mind and comforted him,

“Don’t […]

Baba-work – “Live what you preach”

 

Live what you preach. Have 100 percent honesty or keep your mouths shut! The best judge as to whether you are honest and […]

“Pray from the heart by giving yourselves”

“Pray from the heart by giving yourselves. Just saying the words or being still, unless you are giving yourselves, is useless. It is the […]

“You are not alone. I am with you”

Will Backett embracing Baba, 1954

 

During the months following the death of his wife, Mary, Will Backett in London had found it difficult […]

“It is all a bubble, so easy to prick!”

 

Before leaving New York on December 5 [1931], Baba wished to be driven around Wall Street, New York’s financial district. It was a […]

“You have done more for yourself than you can ever imagine”

Being in charge of the housekeeping and food, Ruano had been kept in the kitchen constantly, away from Baba. She became sad and jealous, […]