“The mind must be kept engaged in service to others”

Most of the mandali at this time were young men, and Baba spent two hours that day explaining to them about the […]

“Suffering should be for something worthwhile, and not for selfishness or weakness”

A finely dressed man came to see Baba and prayed to him for guidance on the path. Baba asked him, “For what do you […]

“Be like a football, which never cries out or complains when kicked”

During this time at Meherabad, Pendu was working as a nurse and supervisor in the hospital, and Padri was dispensing the medicines for the […]

“Grace is an act of unbounded spontaneity”

 

…Consciousness of the Nothing is the Vacuum State. Consciousness of Everything is the God State. But this needs my grace.

One of the […]

How the Avatar knows everything

As Dedolchow and Amiya Das were leaving, Baba remarked to Harry, “I know everything. Do you know how I know everything?”

Harry said he […]

The more fortunate woman

Once at Guruprasad, two women happened to arrive at the same time and requested permission to meet Baba. One was an Indian and the […]

“Search within your heart for that which is true and lasting”

 

During the darshan, a Dutch woman, married to an Indian editor and living in South Africa, came to meet Baba. She was […]

The Path is “I want nothing”

The reporters were then introduced to Baba individually. At the end of their ten-minute audience, one of them asked, “Meher Baba, what is […]

“Our very life should be such as to be God’s message of Truth in the world”

 

On Tuesday, 13 January 1959, Baba met a group of newspaper reporters. He stated: “I am happy to be able to meet this […]

“Truth is far beyond wanting”

 

A young devotee asked Baba this earnest question one day: “Will I realize the Truth in this incarnation?”

Baba replied, “Why be so […]