“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 […]

Wants, desires, thoughts leave no room for God

One Persian couplet states the following:

God the Beloved says to the lover: Vacate your abode of its millions of strangers;

Then […]