The only important thing from the spiritual point of view

From the spiritual point of view, the only important thing is to realize Divine Life and to help others realize it by manifesting it in everyday happenings.

To penetrate into the essence of all being and significance and to release the fragrance of that inner attainment for the guidance and benefit of others-by expressing, […]

The highest practice of yoga

All the meditations, yogas, concentrations do not teach what Baba teaches you through everyday living. That is, to be kind to those who ill-treat you, and to love those you dislike. This is the highest practice of yoga.

When Christ was mocked, spat upon and beaten, he did not use his powers, but he […]

“Every day, every hour, every minute of a man’s life is a sort of minor war”

On the 24th, a 60-year-old man came to see Baba and said, “Although I have had many minor turning points in my life, I feel today that the main turning point of my life has at last arrived by meeting you.”

Baba smiled and explained to him:

“Yes, that turning point […]

The wisest in the eyes of God is the one without any hypocrisy

To a highly educated group of his lovers, Baba stated:

It is better to deny God than to make a show of devotion. You may be extraordinarily clever, but in the eyes of God your intelligence has no value if you indulge in hypocrisy. On the other hand, if you are the […]

Trust God and live contented and happy

A child’s trust in his mother is complete because he leaves all his worries to her. She has to take care of him. So if we trust in God and let Him worry for us, we live contented and happy.

-www.lordmeher.org, p4700 June, 1960; Guruprasad

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“Do not think much over petty questions, and wear out your mind”

Do not think much over petty questions, and wear out your mind. This constant thinking weighs heavy on your mind, and causes you much worry and anxiety for nothing. Do not let any material thoughts disturb your mind and eat it away.

Do not be like a leaf (of a tree) moved here and […]

“Think of me in everything you do”

…Baba also stressed to them that they should always think of him in everything they did. He stated:

…You should think of me in everything you do. Eat, dance, but forget yourself in the action and think of me instead. The less you think of yourself and the more you think of […]

What is fasting of the mind?

What is fasting of the mind? It is to have no thoughts. This in itself is impossible, but remember me as often as you can and then your mind will not be in a fumble as to what to think of. You leave your mind to me by having my constant remembrance or taking […]

Leaving everything to Him: “Everything!…Leave your pleasures to me, leave your pains to me”

Those who lose their all in me find their all in me ever after.

While they waited, Baba chatted lightheartedly with his lovers, who sat around him in a circle on chairs and on the floor. He remarked, “I want you all to listen very carefully to what I say. It appears so simple, […]

Leaving everything to Him: Simple command but difficult for our willful selves

The following is Beryl Williams’ description of her first meeting with Baba at the Barn on May 17th:

Delia opened the door for me and said, “Baba, this is Beryl.” As I hesitated at the entrance, Baba rose from his chair and stood with outstretched open arms to me. The next thing I knew […]