Pearls before Swine

A swine, a hog, always lives on refuse and excrement. You may throw before it the best of food-stuffs or invaluable treasures, even diamonds […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 3. The simile of dream and awakening

 

 

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Let us take another simile. Suppose you are dreaming, and in that dream state you are enjoying a […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 2. A ball of string and its coilings

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And how to do this?

Take, as another analogy, a ball of string and its coilings. At first, the winding […]

Annihilating Sanskaras: Two Analogies – 1. The tailor and the coat

You people die a thousand deaths, and despite that, you stay where you are and do not progress. You continue to get caught up […]

Giving up your life

“He who does not give up his life does not reach his Beloved God.”

… Now what is the meaning of this “life giving”? […]

The Wanderings of the Mind in Maya

 

 

The more you think of Maya, the more is your anxiety, or your eagerness for its (Maya’s) enjoyment (upabhog), and the greater […]

Mind and the Working of Sanskaras – Part-2/2

 

 

As to the one who has realized God and is immersed in the state of Truth, such a one possesses, […]

Mind and the Working of Sanskaras – Part-1/2

 

According to “The Combined Diary,” on this Sunday morning Baba “explained to the mandali the ‘workings of the mind, sanskaras, and […]

Winning release from Maya (Part 3/3)

Take another example. Imagine a man without any teeth. Now, if a fine stalk of sugar cane were brought to him, what would he […]

Winning release from Maya (Part 2/3)

 

 

As for those who do have a Guru or a Guide, theirs is quite a different case. They have only to surrender […]